sport weight cotton, such as Knit Picks Shine Sport, in 3 colors – A,B and C
set of 5 – size 3.5 mm dpn’s (US 4)
size D crochet hook
Uses standard knitting abbreviations, U.S. crochet terms
slip first stitch, then (k1, yo, k1) in each of next 4 stitches.
Separate stitches onto 4 dpns, with 4 stitches on 1st dpn and 3 stitches on next 3 dpns. Slip last stitch on 4th needle onto 1st needle. K2tog tbl with 4th needle to join in the round. You’ll now have 3 stitches on each of 4 needles and will pick up your 5th dpn to begin knitting in the round.
round 1: knit. (If using magic loop method, place unique marker for beginning of round.
round 2: ( k1, yo, place marker, k1, yo, k1) repeat to end of round
round 3: knit
round 4: (k to marker, yo, slip marker, k1, yo) repeat to end of round
repeat rounds 3 and 4 until you have 31 stitches between markers, ending with round 3.
Pick up color B for solid band and *purl to marker, remove marker, yo, p1, yo. Repeat from * 3 times. Purl remaining stitches to complete round.
Pick up stitch off dpn with crochet hook and chain 2. ** YO and Pick next stitch off the dpn with the crochet hook, YO and pull through first stitch on hook, YO and pull through all 3 loops on hook to complete a HDC. Repeat from **in each stitch or yo space around. Slip stitch in first HDC to complete round.
slip stitch in previous stitch to right. Pull up a loop of color C in same stitch as slip stitch and chain 2.
[Skip 2 stitches. (2 DC, ch 2, 2 DC) in next stitch. Skip 2 stitches. DC in next stitch] twice
Skip 1 stitch (2 DC, ch2, 2 DC) in next stitch, skip 1 stitch and DC in next stitch.
(2 DC, ch2, 2 DC) in next 2 corner stitches.
++[Skip 2 stitches, DC in next stitch, Skip 2 stitches, (2DC, ch2, 2 DC) in next stitch] 5 times. Skip 1 stitch. (2 DC, ch2, 2 DC] in next 2 corner stitches.
Repeat from ++ 2 times
[skip 2 stitches, DC in next stitch, skip 2 stitches, 2DC, ch2, 2 DC in next stitch] twice. Slip stitch in first chain 2 and fasten off.
Weave in ends.
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