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Pattern Booklet: 
Skill Level: 
Easy
Project Type: 
Hats/Scarves/Gloves
Designer: 
Berroco Design Team

This necklace of leaves on a vine is complex-looking but actually easy to knit.

Skill level:  Easy

Size

Approximately 68” long x 1½” wide (across leaves)

Materials

1 Hank Berroco Captiva (50 grs), #5543 Patina or

1 Hank Berroco Captiva Metallic (50 grs), #7543 Patina

Originally shown in:

1 Hank BERROCO BONSAI (50 grs), #4110 Shibui Clay

2 Double pointed knitting needles (dpn), size 9

 

Note

There are no gauge requirements for this article.

 

Necklace

With dpn’s, cast on 4 sts and work I-Cord as follows:

Row 1:  * K4, do not turn work.  Slide sts to beg of needle to work next row from RS.  Rep from * once more.

Leaf:  Inc Row 1 (RS):  (K1, yo) 3 times, k1 – 7 sts.  Purl 1 row.

Inc Row 2 (RS):  K1, (yo, k1) 6 times – 13 sts.  Purl 1 row.

Next Row (RS):  K1, * yo twice, k1, rep from * across.

Following Row:  Purl, dropping all yo’s from previous row – 13 sts.  Knit 1 row, purl 1 row.

Dec Row 1 (RS):  K1, (k2 tog) 6 times – 7 sts.  Purl 1 row.

Dec Row 2 (RS):  K1, (k2 tog) 3 times – 4 sts.  Leaf has been completed.  Working I-Cord and leaves in this manner, work I-Cord for 6 rows, then make leaf 4 times (a total of 5 leaves worked).  Work I-Cord for 36 rows, then make leaf 4 times (a total of 9 leaves worked).  Work I-Cord for 6 rows, then make leaf twice (a total of 11 leaves worked).  Work I-Cord for 24 rows, then make leaf once (a total of 12 leaves worked).  Work I-Cord for 2 rows.  Fasten off.