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Twisted and Twirled MKAL #5
Intermediate Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot
The fifth necklace in the Twisted and Twirled Knit necklace series features an interesting way of adding tucks into your knitting to make little puffs. It’s made with Aunt Lydia’s Baker’s Cotton, which is what brought about the name. It also has 4 twists in it to spin the puffs around. This necklace works up quickly with less than 70 yards of fingering/thread weight yarn.
This necklace is part of the Twisted and Twirled MKAL.
Aunt Lydia’s Baker’s Cotton, 6 g/33 yd each of 2 colors
Needles & supplies:
US 3/3.25mm 16″ circular needles
1 stitch marker
23 sts = 4″ in stockinette st
Stitches and Skills used:
k ~ knit
st(s) ~ stitch(es)
Place a stitch marker at the end of round 1 and slip it at the end of all remaining rounds.
Twisting Necklace: Lay needles down and work out any twists so that all the sts are laying in the same direction. add 4 full twists before beginning round 1. See photos below:
Rounds 1 ~ 7: K all.
Round 8: * K12, wrap right needle around front of work and underneath entire piece, YO and pull needle back up, repeat from * to end of round.
Round 9: * K11, K2tog, repeat from * to end of round
Switch to 2nd color and turn work so the remaining rounds will be worked in the opposite direction.
Rounds 10 ~ 17: K all.
Round 18: * K12, wrap right needle around front of work and underneath entire piece, YO and pull needle back up, repeat from * to end of round.
Round 19: * K11, K2tog, repeat from * to end of round
Bind off knit wise.
Weave in ends.
Wear or give and enjoy!
This pattern can now be found in the Twisted and Twirled Knit Necklace eBook. The eBook includes all 5 patterns from the MKAL, plus 2 more patterns that can only be found in the eBook. This is the only printable version of the pattern available.
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