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Free Knitting Pattern: Summer Vacation Photo Album Cover

Lion Brand« Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: 90264AD
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
Fits 5 x 6 1/2 in. (12.5 x 16.5 cm) photo album with 2 in. (5 cm) spine

PUBLISHED IN:  By Kids, For Kids
CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Cherish your memories with this colorful photo album cover. Featured in July 2009 BK4K.
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Color (A)
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Color (B)
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402: 96% Acrylic, 4% Rayon; package size: Solids: 3.5 oz (100 g), 170 yards (156 m)
Prints, Tweeds, & Heathers: 3 ozs (85 g) , 145 yards (133 meters)
Twists: 2.5 oz (70 g), 121 yards (111 meters)

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•  860-130 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Honey
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]   $ 3.60  
Additional Materials
Purchased 5 x 6 1/2 in. (12.5 x 16.5 cm) photo album with 2 in. (5 cm) spine
Craft glue
 

Summer Vacation Photo Album Cover

Lion Brand« Vanna's Choice®

GAUGE:

18 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (knit on RS, purl on WS). 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

ALBUM COVER
Flap

With A, cast on 27 sts. Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm) from beg.
Next Row (RS): Knit.
Next Row (WS): K2 (for Garter st edge), p23, k2 (for Garter st edge).
Rep last 2 rows 3 more times.
Next Row (RS): K2, p23 (for turning ridge), k2.
Front Cover
Next Row: K2, p23, k2.
Begin Stripe and Ridge Sequence
Row 1: With A, knit.
Rows 2-4: With A, k2, p23, k2.
Row 5: With B, knit.
Row 6: With B, k2, p23, k2.
Row 7: With C, knit.
Row 8: With C, k2, p23, k2.
Rows 9-12: Rep Rows 1-4.
Row 13: With C, knit.
Row 14: With C, k2, p23, k2.
Row 15: With B, knit.
Row 16: With B, k2, p23, k2.
Rep Rows 1-16 once more.
Spine
Next Row (RS): With A, knit.
Next Row (WS): With A, k2, p23, k2.
Rep last 2 rows 5 more times.
Back Cover
Rep Rows 5-16 of Stripe Sequence.
Rep Rows 1-16 of Stripe Sequence.
Rep Rows 1-4 of Stripe Sequence.
Continue with A only.
Next Row (RS): Knit.
Next Row (WS): With A, knit (for turning ridge).
Flap
Next Row (RS): Knit.
Next Row (WS): K2, p23, k2.
Rep last 2 rows 3 more times.
Work in Garter st for 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm).
Bind off.

FINISHING
Fold Flaps along turning ridges to WS of Cover. Sew ends of Flaps to Cover.
Label
With B, cast on 15 sts.
Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures about 1 in. (2.5 cm) from beg.
Bind off.
Sew Label, centered, to Spine. Cut short lengths of C and glue to Label to spell out year. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
p = purl rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es) WS = wrong side


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
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Summer Vacation Photo Album Cover Reviewed by Sofi on 2010-05-04 *****
This made a great mother's day gift! The colors look great together!


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