designed by Lisa Gentry
TECHNIQUE USED: Knit
28 ½”/72.5cm circumferences x 17"/43cm long
Caron International's Simply Soft Party (99% acrylic, 1% polyester; 3oz/85g, 171yds/156m):
Shown in: #0007 Black Sparkle (MC) 3oz/85g
Caron International’s Simply Soft Collection (100% acrylic; 6oz/170g, 315yds/288m)
Shown in: #0002 Harvest Rose (CC) 6oz/170g
One size U.S. 9 (5.5mm) circular needle, 24”/61cm long or size to obtain gauge
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In patt rep Rnds 13-22, 10 sts = 2 ½”/6.5cm; 10 rows = 1 ¾”/4cm
Stockinette stitch (St st)
Knit every round.
C2F = Knit into front of 2nd st on left-hand needle, then knit 1st st, slipping both sts off needle.
C2B = Knit into back of 2nd st on left-hand needle, then knit 1st st , slipping both sts off needle.
ssk = Slip 1 knitwise, k1, pass slipped st over.
With MC, CO 117 sts. Join and work in rounds.
Rnd 1: *K1, yo, k4, k2tog, ssk, k4, yo; rep from * around.
Rnd 2: K all sts.
Rnds 3-8: Rep Rnds 1-2.
Rnds 9-12: Change to CC and work in St st inc evenly 3 sts evenly spaced across Rnd 9--120 sts.
Rnd 13: Change to MC and work in St st.
Rnd 14: *P4, k3, p3; rep from * around.
Rnds 15-18: Change to CC, *k4, sl next 3 sts purlwise, holding yarn loosely in back of work, k3; rep from * around.
Rnd 19: *K3, C2F, sl 1 pwise, holding yarn in back of work, C2B, k2; rep from * around.
Rnds 20-22: Work in St st. On Rnd 22 take off marker, sl next 5 sts to left hand needle, place marker.
Rep Rnds 13-22, 7 times more. Change MC.
Rnds 23-32: Rep Rnds 1-2, 5 times. BO. Weave in ends.