Designed by Vickie Howell
Technique used: Knit
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 24"/61cm x 5 1/4"/13.5cm
Vickie Howell for Caron Sheep(ish)
(70% Acrylic/30% Wool; 3oz/85g, 167yds/153m):
#0019 Olive(ish) (A): 1 ball
#0016 Teal(ish) (B): 1 ball
One pair size US 8 (5mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge
sewing needle and matching thread
In Stockinette stitch, 18 sts and 24 rows = 4”/10cm.
With A, CO 85 sts.
Rows 1–3: Beg on RS, work in St st for 3 rows.
Row 4 (WS): Knit for fold line.
Rows 5–8: Work in St st for 4 rows.
Main Body (Sl st patt)
Row 1 (RS): *Sl 1 A st wyib, with B, k3; repeat from * to last st, sl 1 A st wyib.
Row 2: *Sl 1 A st wyif, with B, p3; repeat from * to last st, sl 1 A st wyif.
Rows 3 and 4: With A, knit.
Rows 5–36: Repeat last 4 rows 8 more times.
Rows 37 and 38: Repeat Rows 1 and 2.
Repeat Rows 1–8 of Hem Border. BO.
Fold top edge along fold line to create hem and sew in place. Repeat for lower edge.
With RS facing and A, pick up and k26 sts across one short edge.
Row 1 (WS): P2, *k2, p2; repeat from * to end of row.
Row 2: K the knit sts, p the purl sts to end of row.
Rows 3–7: Repeat Row 2 five more times.
Buttonhole Row (RS): *K2, yo, k2tog; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Repeat Rows 1–6. BO in rib patt.
Repeat Ribbed Band on other short edge omitting buttonholes. Sew buttons opposite buttonholes. Using yarn needle, weave in ends. Block if necessary.