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Baby Ballet Slippers

SIZES 6-12 months (18-24 months) MATERIALS
• 1 (1) skein Tahki Yarns COTTON CLASSIC LITE 100% mercerized cotton (1.75oz/50g; 146yds/135m) in color of your choice
• One pair size 4 (3.5mm) needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
• 1 yd/1 m satin ribbon, ½”/13mm wide to match yarn
• Sewing needle and thread to match yarn • Non-slip sole (optional) • Yarn needle

ABBREVIATIONS beg begin(ning)(s)
dec decreas(e)(ed)(es)(ing)
inc increas(e)(ed)(es)(ing)
k knit
p purl
rem remain(ed)(ing)(s)
rep repeat(ed)(ing)(s)
RS right side st(s) stitch(es)
WS wrong side

KNITTED MEASUREMENTS Length 3½ (5)”/9 (12.5) cm GAUGE 26 sts and 24 rows = 4”/10 cm in Moss stitch
TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE PATTERN STITCH
Moss Stitch (multiple of 2 sts + 1) Row 1 (RS) *K1, p1; rep from * to end, k1 if an odd number of sts.
Row 2 Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts as they face you.
Row 3 Purl the knit sts and knit the purl sts as they face you.
Row 4 Rep Row 2. Repeat Rows 1-4 for Moss Stitch.
NOTE: SLIPPERS are worked in on…

Knitted hat

SIZE Women’s Medium (band circumference about 20”)
MATERIALS Manos del Uruguay FINO (70% extrafine merino, 30% silk; approx.100g/490 yds), 1 sk. Shown in 401 Corsage.
US 6/4.25mm ndls, 16” circular and dpn, or size to obtain gauge
US 3/3.25mm ndls, 16” circular Ring marker
GAUGE 6 sts = 1” over St. John’s Wor t stitch with larger ndls
PATTERN STITCH
St. John’s Wor t Stitch (multiple of 5 sts) Rnds 1 and 2: *p1, k3, p1; rep from * to end of rnd. Rnd 3: *p1, slip 1 knitwise with yarn in back, k2, pass slipped st over 2 knit sts, p1; rep from * to end of rnd. Rnd 4: *p1, k1, yo, k1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd. Rep these 4 rnds for pattern





INSTRUCTIONS
With smaller needle, CO 120 sts. Join, being careful not to twist sts, and place marker to show beginning of rnd.
Work in k1, p1 ribbing for 1¼”.
Next rnd, change to larger circular ndl and inc: *p1, k1, yo, k1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd – 150 sts. Work 54 rnds in St. John’s Wor t pattern, thus ending having just worked
Rnd 2. Shape t…

Bobble shrug