Babyfair, 1 ball; or Fleisher’s Silverflake, 1 ball; or Fleisher’s Baby
Zephyr, 3-fold, 1 ball.
White Knitting Needles, 1 pair Size 2.
Note—For small size use size 1 needles.
Gauge: 15 sts = 2 inches; 15 ridges = 2 inches
Cast on 40 sts for top. Work k 2, p 2 ribbing for 1 ˝ ins.
Short rows—First row—K 26.
2nd row—Turn, slip 1 st, k 12.
3rd row—Turn, slip 1 st, k 13.
4th row—Turn, slip 1 st, k 14. Continue in this way to work 1 st more at end of each row until all sts have been worked off. Work garter st (k every row) for 1 ˝ ins. Dec. 1 st each side of next row; repeat decreases every 6th row (every 3rd ridge), 3 times (32 sts). Work even until 4 ins. (on side ridge) from ribbing.
Beading row—K 1, * yo, k 2 tog; repeat from * 14 times, yo, k 1 (33 sts). K 1 row.
Next row—K 2 tog, k to end (32 sts). K 2 rows.
Instep—Slip first 10 sts to holder; join another strand of yarn, k next 12 sts; slip last 10 sts to holder. Work back and forth on 12 sts for 15 ridges. Break yarn. Slip 10 sts from first holder onto same needle with instep sts; k these 10 sts; pick up and k 14 sts on side edge of instep; k 12 instep sts; pick up and k 14 sts on other side of instep; slip 10 sts from holder onto free needle and k these 10 sts (60 sts). Work 1 in., end on wrong side.
First dec. row—K 2 tog, k 26, k 2 tog twice, k 26, k 2 tog (56 sts). K 1 row.
2nd dec. row—K 2 tog, k 24, k 2 tog twice, k 24, k 2 tog (52 sts). K 1 row.
3rd dec. row—K 2 tog, k 22, k 2 tog twice, k 22, k 2 tog (48 sts). Bind off.
Steam. Sew seam. Run ribbon in beading or make cord.
Source: Fleisher Fashions, Volume 75
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