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Loom-Knit Chunky Footies
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: kb-chunkyfooties
Use your knitting board to create these cozy and thick footies!
Reproduced with permission of Authentic Knitting Board, copyright 2008.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
640-132 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Lemongrass
Bold pea green
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Note: All sizes
The Knitting Board
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Knitting hook (included with Knitting Board)
3 sts=1". 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 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.
Criss Cross Stitch Weaving Pattern #1
(white yarn shows weaving pattern)
Step 1: With yarn coming from the top 1st needle, bring down to the lower 4th needle.
Weave the yarn across the boards, skipping every other needle.
Step 2: At the end of the board, bring the yarn straight across the end needles.
Step 3: Wrap back to beginning by covering all needles.
Step 4: Hook over all needles.
Weaving Pattern #2
Step 1: Start at needle #1 back board and bring down to needle #3 on front board.
Then weave the yarn back to top board, needle #2, and down to needle #5 on front board.
Step 2: From this point, weave every other needle to end of board.
Last 2 needles will be consecutive.
At end of the row, take yarn straight across to top board.
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Step 3: Continue covering all needles to beginning of board.
Hook over all needles.
Cast On 24 (26) 28 stitches in Criss Cross Stitch.
Lay anchor yarn with matching yarn.
Knit in CrissCross Stitch for 10 rows.
Increase row: Inc (1) stitch each end of board between the 2nd and 3rd stitch.
Knit 6 (6) 8 regular rows.
Repeat (1) additional Increase row.
Size large only:
Knit (1) regular row.
Knit (1) additional increase row.
Knit 4 (6) 8 regular rows in CrissCross.
Cut working yarn leaving 3-4" tail.
Adding new stitches for cuff:
Place new loop knot on empty needle that is (4) needles to left of knitting.
Weave in Crisscross over to yarn tail and tie together.
Continue weaving across the existing stitches and continue weaving the (4) empty needles to right end of board.
Return the weaving across the entire board.
You now have (1) loop on the first and last (4) needles.
You have (2) loops on the center stitches.
Hook over the center original stitches.
Do nothing to the new stitches until after the next row when you will have (2) loops on all needles used.
Knit additional 9 (9) 11 regular rows to complete the cuff.
Cut working yarn.
Tuck in yarn tail.
Repeat instructions to make second footie.
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