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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
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
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

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