Craft: 
Knit
Skill Level: 
Easy
Project Type: 
Other

SIZE
Approximately 4” across at widest point x 20” long

MATERIALS
1 Ball BERROCO PALACE (50 grs), #8919 Palazzo Purple (discontinued; suggest replacing with 1 ball of BERROCO BENTO instead)
Straight knitting needles, size 8 (5.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
1 St holder

GAUGE
18 sts = 4”;  24 rows = 4” in St st
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

SEED ST (Odd number of sts)
Row 1:  K1, * p1, k1, rep from * across.
Rep this row for Seed St.

1st TIE

With straight needles, cast on 3 sts.  Purl 1 row.

Inc Row (RS):  K1, yo, k to last st, yo, k1 – 5 sts. 

Next Row:  K1, p to last st, end k1.  Rep these 2 rows 7 times more, end on WS – 19 sts.  Work even in St st until piece measures 3” from beg, end on WS.

Dec Row (RS):  K1, SSK, k to last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1 – 17 sts.

Next Row:  K1, p to last st, end k1.  Rep these 2 rows 6 times more, end on WS – 5 sts.  Sl sts onto a  holder.

2nd TIE

Work same as 1st Tie until there are 5 sts remaining on needle, end on WS.

Inc Row (RS):  K1, yo, k1, p1, k1, yo, k1 – 7 sts.

Next Row:  K1, * p1, k1, rep from * across.  Rep these 2 rows 6 times more, working inc’d sts in Seed St and always knitting the first and last st – 19 sts.  Work even in Seed St as established until piece measures 8” (or desired length) above end of 2nd Tie, end on WS.

Dec Row (RS):  K1, SSK, work to last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1 – 17 sts.

Next Row:  K1, work to last st, end k1.  Rep these 2 rows 6 times more, end on WS – 5 sts.

FINISHING

With RS facing, sl sts of 1st Tie from holder back to straight needle.  Holding 2 needles parallel, weave sts of 1st Tie and Seed St section tog using Kitchener St.  Note:  If desired, these sts can be bound off, then sewn tog.