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free knit necktie pattern

Detail of PARTY
necktie is below


PARTY Necktie

Easy to Knit 

Materials:
1-50 gr. ball of  PARTY #410 (Firedance) nylon ribbon yarn
Size 8 needles CPY Bamboo Needles or CPY DAISY needles
[Note PARTY is a new lustrous ribbon yarn for Spring '05 and will arrive in Jan '05]

The entire necktie is knit in garter st (all rows knit) with a little shaping.

Gauge: 5 sts/inch on size 8 needles. Be sure to check your gauge, a too-loose gauge will not behave well as a necktie. Loose knitters will need to use size 7 needles.

To knit the necktie:
Cast on 2 sts
Row 1: Inc in each st [4 sts]
Row 2: K1, inc 1 in each of next 2 sts, K1 [6 sts]
Row 3: K1, inc in 2nd st, K to 2nd to last st, inc, K1 [8 sts]
Row 4: repeat row 3 inc's 4 times (in 2nd and 2nd to last sts) until there are 16 sts on needle
Cont to K these 16 sts on all rows until tie measures 5" from tip
Dec 1 st in the 2nd st and 2nd from end of row [14 sts].
K even on 14 sts for 2.5 inches.
Dec 1 st in the 2nd st and 2nd from end of row [12 sts].
K even on 12 sts for 8 inches.
Dec 1 st in the 2nd st and 2nd from end of row [10 sts].
K even on 10 sts for 24 inches.
Dec 1 st in the 2nd st and 2nd from end of row [8 sts].
K even on 8 sts until tie measures 52" or desired length.
Dec 1 st in 2nd st and 2nd from last st. [6 sts].
Rep dec row twice more [4 sts, 2 sts]
Bind off last 2 sts.

 

Copyright 2004 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. and Susan Druding - We are happy to share this  pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting shops carrying CP Yarns are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.

Retail shops in the USA should contact CPY Wholesale for information on purchasing Crystal Palace Yarns and email
cpyinfo -at- straw.com (replace the -at- with @)


or write to:
Crystal Palace Yarns, 160 23rd St., Richmond, CA 94804
phone: 510-237-9988,  fax: 510-237-9809

 

Last revision of this page February 07, 2012

 

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