Friday, July 29, 2011

Crayon Bookmark - free knitting pattern

for Beginners

Crayon Bookmark measures about 26 cm (10.2 inch). All pieces of the bookmark are knitted flat.

MATERIALS you need:

Straight needles size US 4 (3,5mm)
Leftovers in DK in red (or another) and beige from different projects (300m / 100g)
Tapestry needle
GAUGE: not important

Crayon (make 2 pieces)

Cast on 5 sts using main color.
Start from P row.
Rows 1 – 3: st st (3 rows)
Change yarn into beige.
Rows 4 – 5: st st (2 rows)
Row 6: K1, M1, K3, M1, K1 (7 sts)
Rows 7 – 9: st st (3 rows)
Row 10: K1, M1, K5, M1, K1 (9 sts)
Rows 11 – 13: st st (3rows)
Row 14: K1, M1, K7, M1, K1 (11 sts)
Rows 15 – 17: st st (3 rows)
Row 18: K1, M1, K9, M1, K1 (13 sts)
Rows 19 – 21: st st (3 rows)
Row 22: K1, M1, K11, M1, K1 (15 sts)
Row 23 : P
Change yarn into main color.
Rows 24 – 25: st st (2 rows)
*Row 26: K
Row 27: P4, K1, P5, K1, P4*
Repeat from * to * 31 times more.
(If you need longer bookmark, repeat from * to * a few times more than in the pattern).
Next: 4 rows K all. Cast off. Cut yarn.
Join the two pieces. Don’t stuff! Iron the bookmark using low temperature. Your Crayon Bookmark is ready :)

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