(Daily News Feb. 4, 1986)
Materials: size 8 needles, 1 extra size 8 needle, worsted weight yarn (I used sport weight in the photo), stitch holder, waste yarn.
Row 1: co 1 stitch
R2 and all even rows: knit
R3: increase by knitting into the front and back of the stitch (2 stitches)
R5: increase by knitting into the front and back of the first and last stitch of the row.
Repeat rows 4 and 5 until 28 stitches on needle.
Knit even for 14 rows.
*Begin double band
K1, leave on needle
K1, place on holder
Go Across until 14 stitches on needs and 14 on holder. (Transfer stitches on holder to waste yarn. It will be easier to work with.)
With stitches on needle, k1, p1 for 10 rows. Cut long tail. Put stitches on holder or waste yarn.
Put stitches from waste yarn on needle, k1, p1 for 10 rows.
Put stitches on holder (or waste yarn) on extra needle. Hold two needles together each with fourteen stitches.
K1 from the first needle and 1 from the second needle. Alternate until done. (28 stitches)*
Knit for 90 rows
Follow directions between the *
K28 stitches for 14 rows.
Decrease end of rows by knitting two together at each row’s end until 1 stitch left.
Bind off stitch and weave in all loose ends.
Give that sucker away and knit another for you!