Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Front loop cluster neck warmer























Front loop cluster Neck Warmer

Materials
8 ply yarn (light worsted)
3.50 mm hook (E/4)
2 Buttons
American abbreviations used

Special Instructions
Fl cluster worked this way (basically it is a half worked hdc leaving last 2 loops on hook until the final 4th hdc where all loops are worked)
*Yo hook insert hook into st, yo hook pull through the st, yo hook and pull through 2 loops leaving final 2 loops on hook, work this way 3 more times, 5 loops on the hook, yo over hook pull through all remaining loops*

The turning ch 2 is the first dc in all pattern rows.

Abbreviations
Bl dc = a dc worked in the back loop of the stitch
Fl dc = a dc worked in the front loop of the stitch

Scarflet worked length ways
ch 55

1..work 1 dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 2 turn (53 dc)

Work Pattern
2.. work 1 bl dc in next 2 dc, 1 fl dc in next 2 dc, 1 bl dc in next dc, ( 1 fl dc in next 2 dc, 1 bl dc in next 2 dc, 1 fl dc in next 2 dc, 1 bl dc in next dc) repeat 1 more time, 1 bl dc in next 2 dc, 1 fl dc in next 2 dc, 1 bl dc in next dc, 1 dc in next dc, ch 2 turn, ch 2 is first dc of next row

3..1fl dc in next 2 dc, 1 bl dc in next 2 dc, work fl cluster in next dc, ( 1 bl dc in next 2 dc, 1 fl dc in next 2 dc, 1bl dc in next 2 dc, 1 fl cluster in next dc) repeat once more, 1 bl dc in next 2 dc, 1 fl dc in next 2 dc, ch 2 turn

4..1 bl dc in next 2 dc, 1 fl dc in next 2 dc, 1 bl dc in next dc, , ( 1 fl dc in next 2 dc, 1 bl dc in next 2 dc, 1 fl dc in next 2 dc, 1 bl dc in next dc) repeat 1 more time, 1 bl dc in next 2 dc, 1 fl dc in next 2 dc, 1 bl dc in next dc, 1 dc in next dc, ch 2 turn,
5..repeat row 3

6.. repeat row 4

7.. repeat row 3, ch 1 turn

8.. work 1 sc in each st across, working 3 sc in final st, do not turn

9..working along the short side of neck warmer, make 11 sc evenly across, ch 2 turn

10.. 1 bl dc in next 2 sc, 1 fl cluster in next sc, 1 bl dc in next 2 sc, 1 bl dc in next 2 sc, 1 fl cluster in next sc, 1 bl dc in next 2 sc, 1dc in next sc, ch 2 turn

11.. 1fl dc in next 2 dc, 1 bl dc in next dc, 1fl dc in next 2 dc, 1fl dc in next 2 dc, 1 bl dc in next dc, 1fl dc in next 2 dc, 1 dc in next sc, ch 2 turn

12.. 1 sc in very first dc, 1 sc in next 2 dc, ch 2 miss 1 dc, 1 sc in next 3 dc, ch 2, miss next 1 dc, 1 sc in next 3 dc, ch 1 turn

13.. sl st in first sc, ch 3, sl st in same sc, (sl st in next sc, ch 3, sl st in same sc,) repeat to the end, finish off leaving a tail to sew in and make invisible

Attach buttons sew in other loose ends.

Cathy Wood
Feb, 2008

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