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Emily Bronte Topper
Lion Brand® Homespun®Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L30228

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 30 x 38 in. (76 x 96.5 cm), before folding and seaming.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

792-407 Homespun Thick & Quick Yarn: Painted Desert

'Painterly' color Rust, blue, gold, and red


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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 13 [9 mm]
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
8 sts + 12 rows = about 4 in. (10 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:
Yo (yarn over) An increase that also creates a small decorative hole (eyelet) in the fabric, worked as follows: 1.

Bring yarn to front, between the needles.

2.

Take yarn to back, over the right needle.

This creates the new st.

You are now ready to proceed with the next st as instructed.

NOTES:
Topper is worked in one piece then folded and seamed.


INSTRUCTIONS



TOPPER Cast on 62 sts.

Rows 1-7: Knit.

Rows 8 and 10 (WS): K4, p to last 4 sts, k4.

Row 9: Knit.

Row 10: K4, p to last 4 sts, k4.

Rows 11- 26: Rep Rows 3-10 twice.

Rows 27-30: Knit.

Rows 31-33: K5, *yo, k2tog; rep from * to last 5 sts, k5.

Rows 34-39: Knit.

Row 40: K4, p to last 4 sts, k4.

Row 41: Knit.

Row 42: Rep Row 40.

Rep Rows 27-42 four more times.

Knit 4 rows.

Next Row (RS): Knit.

Next Row: K4, p to last 4 sts, k4.

Rep last 2 rows.

Knit 4 rows.

Next Row: Knit.

Next Row: K4, p to last 4 sts, k4.

Rep last 2 rows.

Knit 6 rows.

Bind off.



FINISHING Fold piece in half to measure 15 x 38 in.

(38 x 96.5).

Place marker 10 1/2 in.

(26.5 cm) down from fold on each side.

Seam from marker to lower edge on each side.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
MC = main color
p = purl
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over


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