25 - Yards Rico Designs Essentials BIG 50% wool 50% Acrylic
2- Buttons 7/8”
US Size 10 needle or size needed to obtain gauge
Cable Needle and Yarn Needle
11” long x 3.5” wide
(on even number of stitches)
Row 1: (K1, P1) repeat to end of row
Row 2: (P1, K1) repeat to end of row
Repeat rows 1 and 2 until desired length
C3F: Cable 3 Front. Slip 3 sts to cable needle, hold to front, knit 3 sts off left hand needle, return sts from cable needle to left hand needle, knit to right hand needle. Work to end of row.
3.5 sts= 1” in cable/seed stitch
Cast on 12 sts work in seed stitch for 1” end on ws row. Establish pattern:
Rows 1 and 3: Seed stitch 3 sts, k6, seed stitch 3 sts.
Rows 2 and 4: Seed stitch 3 sts, p6, seed stitch 3 sts.
Row 5: Seed st 3 sts, C3F, seed stitch 3 sts.
Rows 6, 8 and 10: Seed stitch 3 sts, p6, seed stitch 3 sts.
Rows 7 and 9: Seed stitch 3 sts, k6, seed stitch 3 sts.
Repeat 10 row pattern until piece measures approx. 9.5” ending on row 8 or 10. Work 2 rows seed stitch. Make Buttonholes: (RS) K1, P1, K1, YO, K2TOG, P1, K1, P2TOG, YO, P1, K1, P1. Work next 2 rows in seed stitch. Bind off all stitches in seed stitch.
Weave in ends, sew on buttons opposite holes. Block lightly.