STAR GAR­LAND

Knit Today Magazine - - CONTEMPORARY CHRISTMAS -

Make three stars in pink, three in blue and three in yel­low to cre­ate this gen­er­ous length of fab­u­lous Christ­mas bunt­ing Yarn Hay­field Bonus DK 1 x 100g ball in the fol­lowng colours: Black (shade 0965), Blue (shade 0998), Pink (shade 0737), Yel­low (shade 0819) 23 sts and 30 rows to 10cm or 4in over st st us­ing 3.5mm nee­dles.

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STAR PIECES (KNIT 5 FOR EACH STAR) Us­ing 3.5mm nee­dles, cast on 3 sts. Row 1 (RS): Kfb, K1, Kfb. 5 sts Row 2 (WS): Knit. Row 3: Kfb, k3, kfb. 7 sts Row 4: Knit. Row 5: Kfb, k5, kfb. 9 sts Row 6: Knit. Row 7: Kfb, k7, kfb. 11 sts Knit 3 rows. Row 11: Sl1, k1, psso, k7, k2­tog. 9 sts Row 12: Knit. Row 13: Sl1, k1, psso, k5, k2­tog. 7 sts Row 14: Knit. TA­BLE RUN­NER CHART & KEY

Black

Yel­low

White Row 15: Sl1, k1, psso, k3, k2­tog. 5 sts Row 16: Knit. Row 17: Sl1, k1, psso, k1, k2­tog. 3 sts Row 18: Knit. Row 19: Sl1, k2­tog, psso. Fas­ten off and weave in ends.

MAKING UP Join star pieces to­gether from cast on to start of de­creas­ing. Block by soak­ing in wa­ter and leav­ing to dry flat.

CORD Us­ing Black and a 3.5mm cir­cu­lar nee­dle cast on 340 sts. Knit 1 row. Cast off. Sew stars to cord.

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