Coverlet Pattern

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Coverlet Pattern

Warmth without weight, is the idea with this new carriage cover. Interesting to knit and quick too, with Beehive Caressa, the wool used to check these instructions. In order to be completely satisfied with the finished article, do be sure to use Beehive Caressa. You will need:—8 (2oz.) skeins. Two No. 4 Beehive Knit­ting Needles.

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 31 ins. x 36 ins.

Tension: 4 sts. = 1 inch and 11 rows = 2 ins. in Stocking st.

Check tension—see patternbook page.

For Washing Instructions—see patternbook page.

Cast on 126 sts. Knit 7 rows Garter st. (plain knitting every row). Proceed:—

1st row: Knit.
2nd row: K5. Purl to last 5 sts. K5.
3rd row: K6. *P1. K2. P1. K6. Repeat from * to end of row.
4th row: K5. P1. *K1. Having wool at front of work, insert point of right hand needle from right to left through the front of the 2nd st. on left hand needle. Purl this st. but do not slip off needle. Purl 1st. st. on left hand needle in usual manner. Slip both sts. off needle together. The working of 2 sts. in this manner will be termed "Cross purlways" throughout. K1. P6. Repeat from * to last 10 sts. K1. Cross purlways. K1. P1. K5.
5th row: K5. P2. *K2. P8. Repeat from * to last 9 sts. K2. P2. K5.
6th row: K7. *Cross purlways K8. Repeat from * to last 9 sts. Cross purlways, K7.
Work 3rd and 4th rows twice, then 1st. and 2nd rows once.
13th row: K11. *P1. K2. P1. K6. Repeat from * to last 5 sts. K5.
14th row: K5. P6. *K1. Cross purlways. K1. P6. Repeat from * to last 5 sts. K5.
15th row: K5. P7. *K2. P8. Repeat from * to last 14 sts. K2. P7. K5.
16th row: K12. *Cross purlways. K8. Repeat from * to last 14 sts. Cross purlways. K12.
Work 13th and 14th rows twice. These 20 rows complete one pat­tern.
Work 8 more complete patterns then first 10 rows of next pattern. Knit 8 rows Garter st. Cast off. Press lightly.