Fair Isle Ear Warmers

Machine: Standard and ribber

Yarn: 1 MY and 1 CC of 3 ply Tamm or similar weight

Tension: 8

Design: Prepare a punch card or electronic Fair Isle pattern no longer than about 40 – 45 R

  • CO 128 N with WY; K few R
  • K 1 R ravel cord
  • With MY and CC; Knit approx 90 rows putting your design in the middle of those 90 rows
    • Figure how many rows are plain and how many are design
    • K half the number of plain rows, then the design, then the rest of the plain rows
  • End with COL
  • To make long sts to bind off:
    • Bring ribber up and put same number of N in work as on MB; T 4/4
    • K 1 R
    • Drop ribber sts off N’s and pull stitches down to elongate
  • Loop through a loop bind off
  • Mattress stich ends together so the bind off is in center of back side
  • Weave in ends

You may copy, print and use any of the info on my blog. Please do not copy and repost anywhere on the internet without contacting me to get my permission.  Please do not sell this pattern as your own.  Thank you, Ann

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