Trendsetter Yarns Coconut Perla: one (1)
50 gram skein (66 yards),
color 6 (red/gold sparkles)
US 10 knitting needles
Pin by Romi to close neck
Cast on 12 stitches loosely, using your preferred method.
Work six rows of garter stitch (you will see 3 ridges on each side of your piece).
Switch to stockinette stitch.
* Row 1 of Stockinette (knit row): k1, p1, k8, p1, k1 (the added purl stitch works against curling edges)
Row 2 of Stockinette (purl row): k1, p10, k1*
Repeat between *s until reaching desired length MINUS 2.5 inches.
Work six rows of garter stitch.
Bind off loosely. Cut yarn, leaving enough to weave in ends.
Weave in ends.
Finished measurements as in photo:
3 inches x 15.5 inches
Gauge as in photo: 4 stitches per inch
Row 1 (right side): knit
Row 2 (wrong side): purl
Garter stitch: knit every row
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