Wednesday, May 15, 2013
jaunty SOB pocket square
Is there a jaunty SOB in your life who likes pocket squares? Here is a deluxe, hand knit, 100% silk, pocket square for you. The seed stitch makes a fabulous fabric that gives wonderful, sculptural folds.
Size 0 needles (I used circular just because that's what I had)
Handmaiden Swiss Silk, 100% silk, fine fingering weight, 432 yards per skein. One pocket square uses approximately 75 yards.
Gauge: 29 stitches and 30 rows to 4 inches.
Finished size: 6.5" x 6.5"
Row one: *Knit 1, purl 1. Repeat from * across.
Row two: *Purl 1, knit 1. Repeat from * across.
Cast on 50 stitches
Knit seed stitch until piece measures 6.5"
Father's Day is coming up.
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