My daughter and her friend asked if I would knit them the santa's as part of their decorations. One blue and one red set. I decided to try them in 4ply as the ones I knitted last year had been in dk. I'm pleased with how they turned out as the patterns seem to stand out more and be more defined.
Other : Small silver and gold beads, a short length of beige wool for the face, some black sewing cotton for the eyes and I put a circle of light card in the base. On the Santa with the metallic thread in I did two rows with the metallic thread instead of the fair