by Dilys Sutherland (c) 2006
Please note: Use only 100% cotton yarn for this project as it is able to withstand the heat of hot pots, etc. Acrylic yarns can melt and/or burn.
5 mm needles.
Worsted weight cotton yarn in two contrasting colours.(Main Colour = MC, Contrasting Colour = CC)
Using MC, cast on 33 stitches, and knit 1 row.
Row 1: with CC, k1, * sl 1, k2. Repeat from * to last 2 stitches, sl 1, k1
Row 2: with CC, k1, *move yarn to back of work, sl 1, move yarn to front of work, k2. Continue from * to end of row, ending with k1 instead of k2.
Row 3: with MC, Knit
Row 4: with MC, Purl
Repeat Row 1 - 4 10 more times. Cast off in MC.
When you've made a second square, stitch the two squares together, with right sides facing outwards.
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