Buttoned Neck Wrap and Scarf

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This lusciously soft neck warmer is an easy knit,  loaded with loft and texture.
Size: Neck wrap: 5 ½” wide x 24 ¾” long
Scarf: 5 ½” wide x 50” long (not pictured)
Yarn: 200 (510) yds of sport weight yarn (100% alpaca)
Needles: Size US 8 (5.0mm) needles or size as needed to achieve gauge
Gauge: 9 sts = 1” (36 sts = 10 cm) in pattern (gauge not crucial for this project)
Notions: four 1” circumference buttons (neck wrap only)

 

Berroco Hurray

Berroco Hurray

A fluffy mohair blend gives this fun novelty yarn a soft feel, and the two included pompoms make it perfect for creating colorful accessories.

Hank Weight: 

70g – 2.45oz (excluding pompoms)

Hank Length:
7yds – 6m

Needle Size:

6 (US) / 4 mm

Hook Size:

6(G) (US) / 4mm

Yarn Fiber:
44%
Acrylic
32%
Nylon
20%
Mohair
4%
Wool
Yarn Wash Info:
Hand wash in cool water. Lay flat to dry.

Bee Stitch Afghan Knitting Pattern

afghanbeestSize:
35″ wide x 75″ long Gauge:
30 sts=4″ in Bee Stitch Materials:
Approximately 700 grams sportweight yarn
Size 3 US (3.25 mm) 36″ circular needles
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle

Instructions
Bee Stitch (odd number of stitches)
K1 b Insert needle through center of stitch 1 row below next stitch and knit, slipping stitch above off needle at the same time.
Row 1 (WS): knit
Row 2 (RS): K1, * K1 b, K1; rep from *
Row 3: Knit
Row 4 (RS): K2, K1 b, * k1, k1 b; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2
Rep these 4 rows for pattern. Seed Stitch (odd number of stitches)
Row 1: K1, *P1, K1; rep from *
Rep this row for pattern. CO 265 sts.
Work 15 rows in Seed Stitch.
Work first 15 sts in Seed Stitch, place marker, work Bee Stitch over next 235 sts, place marker, work last 15 sts in Seed Stitch.
Continue until afghan measures 73″ or desired length. Work 15 rows in Seed Stitch.
BO.
Weave in ends on WS.

Odd Ball Vest Or Sleeveless Shell Pullover Knitting Pattern

swestripedvestYou can wear this as either a vest or a sleeveless shell. It has a scoop neck in the front. If you plan to wear it as a shell, you can knit the back the same as the front if you wish for a scoop in the back as well. Size:
Medium
Finished chest measurement 38″ Gauge:
18 sts=4″ in St st with larger needles
Sweater is knit with short lengths of yarn so you may occassionally use yarn that does not work to this exact gauge. Materials:
Size 6 US (4.25 mm) needles
Size 8 US (5 mm) needles
Worsted weight yarn in various shades. Consider a definite color scheme such as pastels, shades of green, or bright, saturated colors. Instructions
There is no set way to knit each row. Feel free to improvise as you knit. Knit with lengths of yarn about 3 to 12 feet. Work in St st until the color runs out and change to a new color yarn. Back
With smaller needles, CO 76 st.With different colors for each row, work k1, p1 ribbing 2½”.
Inc 10 sts evenly over last row – 86 sts.
Change to larger needles and work in St st over pattern for 13″ or to desired length.
BO 5 sts beg next 2 rows -76 sts.
Work armhole 8″ or to desired length.
BO 22 sts beg next two rows.
BO rem sts. Front
Work same as Back until armhole reaches 5″.
Work 29 sts. Place rem sts on holder.
At neck edge, dec 1 st every other row 7 times – 22 sts. Work until armhole measures same as Back.
BO.
Place sts from holder back on needle.
BO 18 sts for neck; work rem 29 sts same as other side. Finishing
Seam shoulders.
Work one round single crochet around neck and armholes.
Seam sides. Weave in ends on WS. ©Barbara Breiter.