Sunday, January 22, 2012

Some reparations...

Since I've been a slacker posting here, I was thinking I'd just finally post the Chubby Checker pattern for free. So here you go!

Chubby Checker
Difficulty - Intermediate

One size

Length: 75 inches
Width: approx. 7 inches

[MC] Lion Wool [100% wool; 158 yd per 85 g skein]; color: Dark Teal; 2 skeins
[CC] Patons Classic Wool Merino [100% wool; 223 yd per 100 g skein]; color: Heather; 2 skeins
1 set US 8/5.0 mm straight needles

Notions required: cable needle; yarn needle

18 sts/16 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch


Pattern notes
C2FMC – slip next 2 MC st to cable needle and hold to front of work. K 2 st in CC. K 2 MC st from cable needle.
C2FCC – slip next 2 CC st to cable needle and hold to front of work. K 2 st in MC. K 2 CC st from cable needle.

Starting with MC, CO 2 st. Switch to CC and CO 2 st. Alternate 2 st each of MC and CC across until you have 32 st.
Row 1 (WS): P 2 in CC, P2 in MC.
Row 2: C2FMC across.
Row 3: P 2 in MC, P2 in CC.
Row 4: C2FCC across.
Repeat rows 1-4 75 times. BO.

Weave in ends.
Block to measurements.

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