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Dad Style Bias Knit Tie
Lion Brand® Microspun
Pattern Number: L10390 Practice increasing, decreasing, and a slipped selvedge edge with this fun pattern, featured in YarnPlay. Perfect for Father's Day, birthday and holiday gifts. Designed by Kim Hamlin.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Child (Adult) About 40 (53) in. (101.5 [134.5] cm) long. Note: Pattern is written for smaller size with changes for larger size in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to both sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning

CORRECTIONS: (applied Jan 12, 2013)
Row 4: Sl 1, Ssk, k to last 2 sts, kfb, p1.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

910-150 Microspun Yarn: Sterling

Light, silvery grey


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.29

Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Knitting needles size 2 (2.75 mm)
GAUGE:
6 sts = about 1 in. (2.5 cm). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them tog - 1 st decreased.

kfb (knit into front and back) Knit next st without removing it from left needle, then k through back of same st -1 st increased.


INSTRUCTIONS



TIE Cast on 15 sts.

Rows 1-3: Slip 1 as if to purl, k to last st, p1.

Row 4: Sl 1, ssk, k to last 2 sts, kfb, p1.

Rep Rows 1-4 until piece measures 20 (26 1/2) in.

(51 (67.5) cm) from beg, ending with a Row 3.

Note: End with a Row 3 means that the last row you worked should be a Row 3.

Next Row: Ssk twice, k to last 4 sts, ssk, kfb, p1 - 13 sts.Rep Rows 1-4 until piece measures 40 (53) in.

(101.5 (134.5) cm) from beg.

Bind off.





FINISHINGWeave in ends.

Dampen and block thoroughly to keep edges flat and even.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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