Little Girl Pink
designed by Marlaine DesChamps
TECHNIQUE USED: Knit
35"/89cm x 46"/117cm
Caron International's Simply Soft (100% Acrylic, 6 oz/170g, 315 yd/288 m):
One circular size U.S. 7 (4.5mm) needle, 29”/73.5cm long or size needed to obtain gauge.
Cable needle (cn)
In Stockinette Stitch, 18 sts and 22 rows = 4"/10cm
Kfb: Knit in front and back of next st
Ssk: Slip next 2 sts knitwise one at a time, then knit these 2 sts together through the back loops.
C4B: Slip next 2 sts to cable needle, hold in back, knit next 2 sts, knit 2 sts from cable needle.
CO 145 sts loosely. Work back and forth in rows using circular needle.
Rows 1–5: Knit.
Row 6: K18, (kfb, k17) 6 times, kfb, k18—152 sts.
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Body patt (multiple of 19 sts):
Row 7 (RS): K4, *k5, yo, ssk, k4, p2, k4, p2; rep from * to last 15 sts, k5, yo, ssk, k8.
Rows 8, 10, 12, and 14: K4, *p11, k2, p4, k2; rep from * to last 15 sts, p11, k4.
Row 9: K4, *k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, p2, C4B, p2; rep from * to last 15 sts, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k7.
Row 11: K4, *k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, p2, k4, p2; rep from * to last 15 sts, k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k6.
Row 13: K4, *k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk, k1, p2, C4B, p2; rep from * to last 15 sts, k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk, k5.
Rep Rows 7 –14 for cable and lace patt until piece measures approximately 45" from beg, ending with patt Row 14.
Next row (RS): K18, (k2tog, k17) 6 times, k2tog, k18—145 sts.
Knit 5 more rows.
BO all sts in knit.
Using yarn needle, weave in all loose ends.
Block if necessary, being careful not to stretch out cables.