Sunday, 24 April 2011

Val’s Wrapped Sweets

Use sock wool, 4 ply, or baby double knitting yarn. Size 3.25mm ( UK 10) needles

Cast on 32 sts loosely

Row 1 Knit

Row 2 K1 (K2 tog K1) to end (22sts)

Row 3 Purl

Row 4 K1 (yarn over needle, K2 tog. K1) to end

Row 5 Purl

Repeat Rows 4 and 5 twice more

Rows 10 – 29 stocking stitch ( knit a row, purl a row for 20 rows)

Row 30 – as Row 4

Row 31 – as Row 5

Repeat Rows 4 and 5 twice more

Row 36 K1 (yarn over needle K2) to end K1 (32 sts)

Row 37 Purl

Cast off loosely.

Sew up the stocking stitch body of the sweet. Gather one end in the last row of stocking stitch. Stuff with toy stuffing or screwed up tissue paper. Gather the end to close the sweet.

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