Lion Brand« Wool-Ease« Thick & Quick«
9 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd). 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
sk2p - Slip 1 st as if to knit, knit 2 sts together, pass slipped stitch over - 2 sts decreased.
Twist Cable (worked over 4 sts)
Rnd 1: P1, k2, p1.
Rnd 2: P1, k 2nd st on left needle through back loop (tbl), do not sl from needle, k first st on left needle, sl both sts from needle, p1.
Rnds 3 and 4: Rep Rnd 1.
Rep Rnds 1-4 for Twist Cable pattern.
Cast on 44 sts. Divide sts onto 4 needles. Place marker for beg of rnd and join, being careful not to twist sts by knitting the first st on left needle.
Work in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) until piece measures about 2 in. (5 cm) from beg.
Rnd 1: *K1tbl, k5, k1tbl, work Rnd 1 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.
Rnd 2: *K1tbl, k5, k1tbl, work Rnd 2 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.
Rnd 3: *K1tbl, p5, k1tbl, work Rnd 3 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.
Rnd 4: *K1tbl, p5, k1tbl, work Rnd 4 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.
Rnds 5-12: Rep Rnds 1-4.
Rnd 13 (Dec Rnd): *K1tbl, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k1tbl, k4; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd 14: *K1tbl, k3, k1tbl, k4; rep from * around.
Rnd 15 (Dec Rnd): *K1tbl, sk2p, k1tbl, p4; rep from * around - 28 sts.
Rnd 16: *K1tbl, k1, k1tbl, p4; rep from * around.
Rnd 17 (Dec Rnd): *Sk2p, k4; rep from * around - 20 sts.
Rnd 18: Knit.
Rnd 19 (Dec Rnd): (K2tog) around - 10 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through sts of last row and pull to gather. Knot tightly to secure.
Weave in ends.