Friday, July 2, 2010

Knitted Lariat Necklace

Knit up a cool lariat necklace that you can wear about 10 different ways!

Approximately 40” long

1 Ball BERROCO SUEDE DELUXE (50 grs), #3904
Hopalong Gold 2 Double pointed knitting needles, size 6

There are no gauge requirements for this necklace

With double pointed needles, cast on 2 sts and work I-Cord as follows:
** Row 1: * K2, do not turn work. Slide sts to beg of needle to work next row from
RS. Rep from * for 2”.

Leaf: Row 1 (RS): K1, yo, k1 – 3 sts. Turn.
Row 2: K1, (k1, yo, k1, yo, k1) all in yo, k1 – 7 sts. Knit 8 rows. Dec Row (RS): SSK, k to last 2 sts, k2 tog – 5 sts. Knit 1 row. Rep the last 2 rows once more – 3 sts.
Next Row (RS): SSK, k1 – 2 sts. Rep from ** 11 times more – 12 leaves. On last leaf, work Next Row as sl 1, k2 tog, psso – 1 st. Fasten off.

Sew cast-on edge of first section of I-Cord to base of first leaf forming a loop. Draw last leaf through loop to adjustlength of necklace.

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