Crystal Palace Yarns free knit
Designed and Knit by Nancy Wild of Warm & Wild
for Crystal Palace
is a quick knit project. Wear in chilly air conditioning at the office or as a
light layer for a walk on a cool evening.
Make more than one to help your wardrobe go farther with a little mixing and
matching. See all the colors
This yarn is soft, warm and machine washable for easy care.
4 Balls of
Crystal Palace Bamboo or
16 inch circular needles
Tapestry Needle for weaving in ends
3 Large Buttons to go with your color choice
2 ½ sts per inch
K= knit; P= Purl; PM= Place Marker; YO= Yarn Over; Sts= Stitches; P2tog= Purl 2
Cast On 10 Sts.
Row 1: K 1, YO, PM, K 8, PM, YO, K 1 turn.
Row 2 and all even rows: P all Sts, turn.
Row 3: K 2, YO, Slip Marker, K 8, Slip Marker, YO, K 2 turn.
Row 5: K 3, YO, Slip Marker, K 8, Slip marker, YO, K3, Turn.
Continue in this manner adding one stitch to the count each side of the markers
on every odd row until you have a total of 78 Sts.
Next row: P across all Sts, turn.
Next row: K to first marker then Bind off the next 8 sts for back of
neck, K to end of row, turn.
Next row: Purl across first half of the front Sts. Join another ball of
yarn for the other half of the sts for the front and Purl to end.
Continue working in Stockinet St for the next 15 rows. End on a K row.
Next Row: P across first section of front, Next section, P 15 Sts, *wrap
the yarn around the needle 3 times (triple YO) P 8*,Repeat this step two more
times, ending with a P 4.
Next row: *K to the triple YO, K the first loop and drop the other two
loops*, repeat this two more times and finish in Stockinet St.
Work two rows of Stockinet St then bind off all Sts.
Weave in ends and sew on buttons.
Special Thanks to Nancy Wild for designing this Puffin
Visit Nancy's blog at warmandwildyarns.blogspot.com to see more of
her design work and learn about her yarn shop in Adrian, Michigan.
Crystal Palace Yarns 160 23rd St, Richmond, CA
phone: 510-237-9988, fax: 510-237-9809
email: cpyinfo @ straw.com
copyright 2007 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. -
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Knitting shops carrying CP Yarns Puffin are welcome to print and share this pattern
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