Yarn: 80 yards of Bulky yarn
Recommended Yarn: 1 ball of Cascade Yarns “Lana Grande” OR 2 balls of Plymouth Yarn “Tuscan Air” (3 Strands held together)
Needles: 11 and 15-16” Circular/ 15 32” or double points
Notions: 3Markers; Cable Needle; Tapestry Needle; & Scissors
Gauge: 3sts=1” in 1×1 Ribbing and 2sts =1” in Garter Stitch
With smaller needle, CO 42 sts, pm, join in round being careful not to twist.
Step 1: *K1, P1* repeat * for 10 rounds or 4” from CO
Step 2: Change to larger needle, P14, pm, (P1, K11, P1), pm, P15
Step 3: P14, (C3B, K1, C3F), P15
Step 4: P14, (K13), P15
Step 5: Repeat Step 4
Step 6: P14, (C3B, K1, C3F), P15
Step 7: P14, (K13), P15
Step 8: Repeat Step 4
Step 9: P14, (C3B, K1, C3F), P15
Step 10: P14, (K13), P15
Step 11: Repeat Step 4
Step 12: P14, (C3B, K1, C3F), P15
Step 13: (P5, P2tog) twice, (SSSK, SSSK, K1, K3tog, K3tog), P5, P2tog, P5, P3tog (Total 29sts)
Step 14: P12, K5, P12
Step 15: (P4, P2tog) twice, (SSK,K1,K2tog), (P4,P2tog) twice (Total 25sts)
Step 16: P10,P3, P10
Step 17: (P3,P2tog)twice, (Sl 1, K2tog, PSSO) (P3,P2tog) twice (Total 19sts)
Step 18: (K2tog) 9 times (Total 10sts)
Pull tail through remaining stitches and cinch, weave ends into project!!!
C3B: place 3 stitches on cable needle hold to back of work; knit 3 sts; knit 3 from cable needle.
C3F: place 3 stitches on cable needle hold to front of work; knit 3 sts; knit 3 from cable needle.
K2tog: Knit 2 stitches together
Pm: Place Marker
P2tog: Purl 2 stitches together.
P3tog: Purl 3 stitches together.
PSSO: Pass slip stitch over
Sl: Slip stitch
SSK: Slip two stitches as if to knit, one at a time. Insert the left needle into the front of the slipped stitches.Knit.
SSSK: Slip three stitches as if to knit, one at a time. Insert the left needle into the front of the slipped stitches.Knit.