Knit this unusual and colorful belt for a special fall outfit.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Width = 1 7/8 inches
Length is adjustable.
Cotton Classic from Tahki-Stacy
100% mercerized cotton; 1 3/4 oz. (50 g); 108 yds. (100 m)
18 sc and 18 rows = 4 inches (10 cm).
With MC, ch 9.
Note: Knot 4 tying fringes along each short edge of Belt.
Cut 30-inch lengths of yarn. For each fringe, hold 2 strands tog; fold the strands in half, and pull the loop at the fold through the short edge of Belt, pull the ends through the loop and tighten. Knot the ends of each tying fringe. To wear, hold the 4 tying fringes on each side tog as one and tie as shown.
Note: Make leaves in any combination of shapes and colors. Make enough to cover entire Belt or just each side of center front, as desired.
Make 5 pieces as for Leaf A. Arrange all 5 pieces in a circle on a flat surface with WS facing up and so that the center st of last row of each Leaf is in the middle. With yarn needle and matching yarn, sew adjacent sts of adjacent Leaves tog, joining only the center 9 sts of last row of each Leaf, and leaving the first 2 sts and last 2 sts of each row free.
Join matching yarn with sl st in joining bet 2 Leaves; ch 10. Starting in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 9 ch, join with sl st to WS of joined Leaf. Fasten off.
Join matching yarn with sl st to WS of Leaf at base end (see photo). Work Stem as for Leaf C.