Monday, September 27, 2010
PICOT SLEEP SACK (K)
Matching cap here.
27 inch circumference, 20 inch length
Worsted weight yarn about 7 ounces
US size 10.5 16 inch circular knitting needle
US I (5.5 mm) crochet hook
15 sts = 4 inches
11 rows = 2 inches
1. Sleep sack in photo was knit using Red Heart Super Saver in Orchid.
2. The portion of the sleep sack after round 5 and before round 6 is a blank canvas. Use whatever stitch pattern you like. The one in the photo is done in stockinet.
Cast on 100 sts using picot cast on
Round 1: Knit
Round 2-5: K1, P1. Repeat around.
Knit until sleep sack measures 18 inches.
Place marker and finish as follows:
Round 6: *k 8, k2tog. Repeat from * around. (90 sts)
Round 7: k
Round 8: *k 7, k2tog. Repeat from * around. (80 sts)
Round 9: k
Round 10: K 8, *yo, k2tog. Repeat from * around. (8 yo)
Round 11-14: K1, P1. Repeat around.
Round 15: k
Picot bind off
Cut yarn and weave in ends.
Leaving a 5 inch tail, using an I hook chain 100. Slipstitch in the back bump of the 2nd chain from hook and each remaining chain.
Fasten off leaving a 5 inch tail.
Cut a 10 inch length of yarn, fold in half, pull loop through the end of the drawstring with the tails. Pull all the ends through the loop and pull tight forming a tassel.
Cut two 10 inch lengths of yarn, fold in half, pull loops through the opposite end of the drawstring and pull tight.
Weave drawstring in and out of the eyelets created in round 10. Pull to close and tie bow.