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Maine USA, Maine, US
2007
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Knit a jar of olives.

My sweetheart isn’t the cupid and roses type. This wee olive-of-love suits him fine. Maybe an olive will charm your beloved too!

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  1. How to make an olive plushie. Knitted Olive - Step 1 1

    <b>Olive:</b>
    Cast on 6 stitches.

    <b>Rdn 1 Slide</b> sts to other end of needle and knit into the first st cast on,
    as for an I cord, k to end

    Separate stitches onto 3 needles (2sts on each.)

    Cast on 6 stitches.

    <b>Rnd 2</b> *k1, increase 1,k1; rep from * (9 sts)
    <b>Rnd 3</b> knit
    <b>Rnd 4</b> *k 1,inc 1, k2; rep from * (12 sts)

  2. How to make an olive plushie. Knitted Olive - Step 2 2

    Weave in beginning tail now, while you can, leave any extra yarn inside as extra stuffing.

    <b>Rnd 5</b>-7 k
    <b>Rnd 8</b> k1, k2tog, k1 (9 sts)
    <b>Rnd 9</b> BO
    Weave in loose end.

  3. How to make an olive plushie. Knitted Olive - Step 3 3

    <b>Make Pimento:</b>

    <b>Cast on</b> 4 sts, knit in stockinette st (k RS, p WS) for 2 inches (5cm), BO.
    <b>Fold in</b> 2 with right side out, wind loose ends around bottom to secure.

  4. How to make an olive plushie. Knitted Olive - Step 4 4

    <b>Stuff olive</b> with pimento, using a needle to push it in.




  5. How to make an olive plushie. Knitted Olive - Step 5 5

    <b>Lightly felt</b> the olive in your hands using a drop of detergent and warm water. Rub your hands like you’re making meatballs or falafel. Rinse with warm water while still rolling olive. Pinch and poke into desired olivey shape.

  6. How to make an olive plushie. Knitted Olive - Step 6 6

    Beware though seemingly tedious to make at first, they become addictive, just like real olives!

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