Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® - Vanna's Choice®
10 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) over Pattern Stitch.
When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size
specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be
sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what
the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person.
If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller
size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Making a Gauge Swatch
Row 1 (RS): With B, k3, *sl 1, k3; rep from * across.
Row 2: With B, k3, *yf, sl 1, yb, k3; rep from * across.
Row 3: With A, k1, sl 1, *k3, sl 1; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 4: With A, p1, sl 1, *p3, sl 1; rep from * to last st, p1.
Row 5: With C, rep Row 1.
Row 6: With C, rep Row 2.
Rows 7 and 8: Rep Rows 3 and 4.
Rows 9 and 10: With D, rep Rows 5 and 6.
Rows 11 and 12: Rep Rows 3 and 4.
Rep Rows 1-12 for Pattern Stitch.
Carry color(s) not in use up wrong side of work.
With A, cast on 19 sts. Purl 1 row.
Work Rows 1-12 of Pattern Stitch 3 times. With A, purl 1 row. Bind off.
Note: Back is worked from side to side.
With A, cast on 23 sts. Knit 30 rows. Bind off.
With A, seam Back and Front along sides and lower edge.
From RS with B, pick up and k 15 sts along top edge of Back. Knit 10 rows. Bind off.
Mark position for 3 buttons along edge of Flap. With crochet hook, and from RS, join E with slip stitch at corner of Flap. Sc evenly along edge. Ch 1, turn, *sc in each st to first button mark, ch 10 for buttonloop, skip 2 sts, rep from * twice, sc to end. Fasten off.
Sew buttons to Front, opposite buttonloops.
Weave in ends.
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