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I used ribbon yarn this time......first time I've worked with it and I was amazed at how soft it was. I like that this pattern showcases the sheen of the yarn. I used Sundance Plaza yarn, but any 5-weight yarn would work well with this pattern. The pattern can easily be adapted for different weight yarns and different sizes. Just work with increases or decreases of 8 stitches at a time.
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You need: 100 yards of 5-weight yarn and size 10 circular needles
yo - yarn over
k2tog - knit 2 stitches together as one
Cast on 64 stitches, place marker and join, taking care not to twist stitches.
Row 1: *k2, p2*; repeat from * around
Repeat Row 1 seven more times for a total of 8 rows
Row 1: Knit all stitches
Row 2: *k2, yo, k2, pass yo over the 2 knit stitches*; repeat from * around
Row 3: Knit all stitches
Row 4: *yo, k2, pass yo over the 2 knit stitches, k2*; repeat from * around
Repeat Rows 1 - 4 until the piece measures 7 inches in length. End on a Row 4.
Row 1: *k6, k2tog*; repeat from * around
Row 2: *k5, k2tog*; repeat from * around
Row 3: *k4, k2tog*; repeat from * around
Row 4: *k3, k2tog*; repeat from * around
Row 5: *k2, k2tog*; repeat from * around
Finish: Cut working yarn, leaving a 6-inch tail. Draw the tail through the remaining stitches, cinch closed and secure. Weave in ends and enjoy.
This pattern is easily adjusted for different sizes. If you use a multiple of 8, you can keep the same crown decreases.
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