I hope you will enjoy this pattern. My little "niece" Ava certainly loves it!
This is my first time creating a pattern, so please send me notes and corrections if you see anything. If any of you make this I would love to see some pictures!
To fit ages
6-9 (9-12:12-24) mths
2 (3:4) Skeins Karabella Vintage Cotton (or similar weight yarn)
Pair of US 3 (3.25 mm) knitting needles
30 sts and 40 rows = 4 inch in st st
Row 1: knit
Row 2: purl
Row 3: k1 *k2tog*repeat from *k1
Row 4: p1*k1 m1 by lifting strand betweens two stitches* repeat from * p1
Cast on 64 (68:74) stitches. Work in textured pattern for three pattern repeats.
Switch to st st.
Work in st st until work measures 6 (6.5:7.75) inches from CO edge ending with ws row.
BO 4 (4:5) sts at beg of next 2 rows
Decrease one st at each end of next and 3 (4:4) foll alt rows. 48 (50:54) sts.
Starting on the rs continue in textured pattern.
When work measures 10 (11:12.5) in from CO edge place 8 sts on holder.
BO next 32 (34:38) sts, leaving 8 sts on needle.
Work these 8 sts until strap measures 7.5 (7.75:8) in.
BO 8 sts.
Take the 8 sts from the holder and work other strap in same manner.
Work same as back.
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