Skill Level: Easy
Sizes: 4 (SIX, 8, 10)
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Chest (tied): 29 1/4 (31, 33 3/4, 36 1/2) inches
Length: 14 (15 1/2, 17 1/2, 18 1/2) inches
What You Need
- Patons, Decor, 75% acrylic/25% wool, worsted-weight yarn (210 yards per ball): 3 (4, 4, 5) balls of Winter White (1614)
- Size 7 (4.5 mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Sizes 6 (4 mm) knitting needles
- Yarn needle
In St st (knit RS rows, purl WS rows) with larger needles, 20 sts and 26 rows = 4 inches/10 cm. TAKE TIME TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE!
Ssk: Slip next 2 sts knitwise, one at a time to right-hand needle, insert tip of left-hand needle into fronts of these 2 sts and k them tog.
P2tog-b: Turn work slightly, insert needle from left to right into back loops of 2nd and first sts, p these two sts tog.
Seed St (worked over an odd number of sts)
Row 1 (RS): * K1, p1; rep from * to last st, k1. Row 1 forms Seed St Pat.