Step 1:Select your options
- Child 6/8
To fit average child.
Step 2:Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer
Approx = approximately
Beg = beginning
C4B = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle
Inc = Increase(ing)
K = knit
K2(3)tog = Knit next 2(3) stitches together.
k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.
P = purl
P2(3)tog = Purl next 2(3) stitches together
pat = pattern
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
Details & Instructions
|Child 6/8||To fit average child.|
|Woman||To fit average child.|
|Main Color (MC)
|Set of 4 size 10 mm (U.S. 15) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Cable needle.|
11 sts and 14 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
The instructions are written for Child size. If changes are necessary for Woman size the instructions will be written thus ( ).
Cast on 54 (60) sts. Divide sts on 3 needles: 18 (20) sts on each needle. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
1st rnd: (RS). *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd of (K1. P1) ribbing for 1 1/2" [4 cm], inc 6 sts evenly across last rnd. 60 (66) sts. Place marker at end of last rnd.
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st to 4th rnds: *K4. P2. K2 (3). P2. Rep from * around.
5th rnd: *C4B. P2. K2 (3). P2. Rep from * around. Rep last 5 rnds for pat until work from marker measures approx 4 (5)" [10 (12.5) cm], ending on a 5th rnd of pat.
1st rnd: *K4. P2tog. K2 (3). P2. Rep from * around. 54 (60) sts.
2nd rnd: *K4. P1. K2 (3). P2tog. Rep from * around. 48 (54) sts.
3rd rnd: *K4. P1. K2tog. K0 (1). P1. Rep from * around. 42 (48) sts.
4th rnd: *K4. P1. (K2tog) 0 (1) time. K1 (0). P1. Rep from * around. 42 sts.
5th rnd: *C4B. P1. K1. P1. Rep from * around.
6th rnd: *K4. P3tog. Rep from * around. 30 sts.
7th rnd: *K1. K2tog. K1. P1. Rep from * around. 24 sts.
8th rnd: *K3tog. P1. Rep from * around. 12 sts. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Draw end tightly through rem sts. Fasten securely.