Orangelo Bib

Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Baby/Children
Designer: 
Norah Gaughan

This bib is sweet and bright like its namesake fruit, and it is even worked in “segments.” Decreases are worked at the edges of each segment, bringing each one to a point.

 

Finished Measurements

9½ (11)" diameter at widest point

 

Materials

1 ball Berroco Comfort Chunky (100 grs), #5724 Pumpkin

One pair straight needles size US 10½ (6.5 mm)

Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Stitch markers

 

Gauge

14 sts and 20 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Stockinette stitch (St st)

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

 

Bib

Using Long-Tail CO, CO 86 (100) sts.

Decrease Row 1 (RS): K1, [k2tog, k8 (10) sts, ssk, pm] 7 times, k1—72 (86) sts remain. Knit 5 rows.

Decrease Row 2 (RS): Change to St st. Decrease 14 sts this row, then every 4 rows 3 (4) times, as follows: K1, [k2tog, knit to 2 sts before marker, ssk, sm] 7 times, k1—16 sts remain. Work even for 3 rows, removing markers.

Decrease Row 3 (RS): K1, [k2tog] 7 times, k1—9 sts remain. Work even for 1 row.

Decrease Row 4 (RS): [K3tog] 3 times—3 sts remain. BO all sts.

 

Tie

Using Knitted or Cable CO, CO 34 (40) sts, turn so that CO sts are on right-hand needle. With RS of Bib facing, pick up and knit 1 st at corner of CO edge and right side edge, pass next st (last CO st) over picked-up st, pick up and knit 33 (39) sts along side edge, BO edge, then other side edge, turn—67 (79) sts.

Next Row: Using Knitted or Cable CO, CO 33 (39) sts, knit to end—100 (118) sts. BO all sts purlwise.