Bear Skin Rug

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Bear Skin Rug

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Whether your baby's nursery has a hunting cabin or '70s theme, this soft and humane bear skin rug knits up quick by using two strands at once. Shown in Bernat Pipsqueak.

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 30" x 30" [76 x 76 cm].
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Approx 30" x 30" [76 x 76 cm].

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Color Info

Pipsqueak | Whitey White, 59005Edit Color
$15.96

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 10.5/6.5mm
$4.40

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 10.5/6.5mm
$8.75

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$2.70
The materials for this project cost $31.81

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Approx = approximately

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

P2tog = purl two stitches together

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 30" x 30" [76 x 76 cm].

MATERIALS

Pipsqueak (100 g/3.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Whitey White (59005) 4
Size 6.5 mm (U.S. 10 1/2) knitting needles. Size 6.5 mm (U.S. 10 1/2) circular knitting needle, 24" [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. 2 stitch holders.

GAUGE

6 1/2sts and 12 rows = 4" [10 cm] with 2 strands of yarn in Seed Stitch Pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: Rug is worked with 2 strands of yarn in Seed St Pat throughout.
Rug (See chart on page 2)
Left Side: With 2 strands of yarn and pair of needles, cast on 4 sts.
1st row: (RS). (P1. K1) twice.
2nd row: Inc 1 in rst st. P1. K1. P1. 5 sts.
3rd row: Cast on 4 sts. *P1. K1. Rep from * to last st. Inc 1 in last st. 10 sts.
Last 2 rows form Seed St Pat.
4th row: Inc 1 in rst st. Pat to end of row. 11 sts.
5th row: As 3rd row. 16 sts.
6th row: *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
7th row: Cast on 4 sts. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row. 20 sts.
8th row: ssk. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row. 19 sts. Break yarn.
Leave sts on a stitch holder.
Center: With 2 strands of yarn and pair of needles, cast on 3 sts.
1st row: (RS). P1. K1. P1.
2nd row: Cast on 2 sts. (P1. K1) twice. P1. 5 sts.
3rd row: Cast on 2 sts. *P1. K1. Rep from * to last st. P1. 7 sts.
4th row: Cast on 4 sts. *P1. K1. Rep from * to last st. P1. 11 sts.
5th row: As 4th row. 15 sts.
6th row: *P1. K1. Rep from * to last st. P1.
Break yarn. Leave sts on a stitch holder.
Right Side: With 2 strands of yarn and pair of needles, cast on 4 sts.
1st row: (RS). (K1. P1) twice.
2nd row: Cast on 4 sts. *P1. K1. Rep from * to last st. Inc 1 in last st. 9 sts.
3rd row: Inc 1 in rst st. (K1. P1) 4 times. 10 sts.
Last 2 rows form Seed St Pat.
4th row: As 2nd row. 15 sts.
5th row: Inc 1 in rst st. (K1. P1) 6 times. 16 sts.
6th row: Cast on 4 sts. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row. 20 sts.
7th row: *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
8th row: *P1. K1. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2tog. 19 sts. Do not break yarn.
Change to circular needle and join sides, working in Seed St Pat as follows:
9th row: (RS). Pat across 19 sts of Right Side. Do not join. Cast on 3 sts. Pat across 15 sts of Center stitch holder. Cast on 3 sts. Pat across 19 sts of Left Side stitch holder. 59 sts.
10th row: Work even in pat.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and every following 3rd row 7 times more. 43 sts rem.
Work even in Seed St Pat for next 15 rows.
Cont in pat, inc 1 st each end on needle on next and every following alt row 8 times more. 61 sts.
Work 3 rows even.
Next row: (RS). Pat across 14 sts. Cast on next 4 sts. Pat across next 25 sts. Cast off 4 sts. Pat across last 14 sts (Left Side).
Shape Left Side: Next row: (WS). Pat to last 2 sts. P2tog. 13 sts.
Next row: ssk. Pat to end of row. 12 sts.
Rep last 2 rows once more, then 1st row once. 9 sts rem.
Next row: (RS). ssk. Pat to end of row.
Next row: P2tog. Pat to last 2 sts. P2tog.
Rep last 2 rows once more. 3 sts rem. Cast off.
Shape Head: With WS facing, rejoin 2 strands of yarn to next 25 sts.
Work 2 rows even in pat.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and every following alt row twice more. 19 sts.
Work 7 rows even in pat.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on next 7 rows. Cast off rem 5 sts.
Shape Right Side: With WS facing, rejoin 2 strands of yarn to last 14 sts and pat to end of row.
Next row: (RS). Pat to last 2 sts. K2tog. 13 sts.
Next row: P2tog. Pat to end of row. 12 sts.
Rep last 2 rows once more, then 1st row once. 9 sts rem.
Next row: (RS). Pat to last 2 sts. K2tog.
Next row: P2tog. Pat to last 2 sts. P2tog.
Rep last 2 rows once more. 3 sts rem. Cast off.