Ne­bula

A sim­ple-to-knit ker­chief makes the most of the long stripe re­peat.

Creative Knitting - - CONTENTS - De­sign by Amy Christof­fers

Gauge

22 sts and 52 rows = 4 inches/10cm in garter st (blocked). Ex­act gauge is not crit­i­cal for this project. Note: If you do not achieve the gauge given, you may need more or less yarn than in­di­cated.

Cen­ter Panel

Cast on 1 st. Row 1: Yo, k1—2 sts. Row 2: Yo, k2—3 sts. Row 3: Yo, knit to end—1 st inc.

Rep Row 3 un­til there are 90 sts on nee­dle. Cut yarn, leav­ing a long tail. Bind off all sts us­ing sewn bind-off (see page 79).

Left Panel

Beg in yo in top left cor­ner of cen­ter panel, pick up and knit 1 st for each yo along left side. Row 1 (WS): Yo, k2­tog, knit to end. Row 2 (RS): Kfb, knit to end—1 st inc.

Rep Rows 1 and 2 un­til panel mea­sures 71/2 inches. Cut yarn, leav­ing a long tail. Bind off as for cen­ter panel.

Right Panel

Beg in last yo at bound-off edge of left panel, pick up and knit 1 st for each yo along right side. Row 1 (WS): Kfb, knit to end—1 st inc. Row 2 (RS): Knit.

Rep Rows 1 and 2 un­til panel mea­sures 71/2 inches. Cut yarn, leav­ing a long tail. Bind off as for cen­ter panel.

Fin­ish­ing

Weave in ends. Block to mea­sure­ments.

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