RECTANGLE – Make 2
With larger needles, cast on 24 sts. Row 1 (RS) Knit. Row 2 K 8, p 8, k 8. Rows 3-6 Repeat Rows 1-2.
Row 7 K 8, slip next 4 sts onto cable needle and hold in back, k 4, then k 4 from cable needle, k 8. Row 8 Repeat Row 2. Rows 9-14 Repeat Rows 1-2.
Repeat Rows 1-14 for 4 more times, then work Rows 1-13 once more. Bind off.
Assemble and seam as shown in diagram, matching points A and B.
With RS facing and circular needle, pick up and knit 39 sts evenly spaced around neck opening. Place marker and join for working in the round. Rnd 1 Purl. Rnd 2 K 1, *yo, k2tog; repeat from * around.
Rnd 3 Purl. Bind off. Weave in ends.
Cut strands of yarn approximately 10” [25.5 cm] long. For each fringe, fold 1 strand in half. Use crochet hook to draw fold through edge of garment, forming a loop. Pull ends of fringe through this loop and pull to tighten. Attach fringe all around lower edge, in every other st or Garter st ridge. Trim fringe if necessary.
Cut 3 strands of yarn approximately 60” [152.5 cm] long. Make a braid and thread it through the eyelets.