Tuesday, April 04, 2006

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Bunny Egg Cozy Pattern

Bunny Egg Cozy
Yarn: any leftover, smooth worsted wt yarn
Needles: US size 6 and tapestry needle for sewing up.

Cast on 37 sts. leaving a tail for sewing up. Wind tail into a yarn butterfly to keep it out of the way.
Rows 1 and 3: *K1 P1* to last st. , K1.
Row 2: P1, *K1,P1*
Rows 4-11: Knit in garter stitch (garter: knit every row)
(note: 8 rows = 4 ridges)

Shape edges and under chin:
Row 12: K1, K2tog, K 10, (K2tog) 2X, K3, (SSK) 2X, K10, SSK, K1
(31 sts.)
Row 13, 15, 17-19: K1, K2tog, K to last 3 sts., SSK, K1
Row 14: K1, K2tog, K9, inc. in the next 5 sts., K9, SSK, K1 (32 sts.)
Row 16: K1, K2tog, K10, (Knit in front and back) 4X,K10, SSK, K1.
Row 20-21: Bind off 5 sts. at the beginning of each row.
Rows 22-24: Knit. (16 sts.)
Row 25: K6, inc. in next 4 sts., K6.
Row 26: Knit 6, Bind off 8 center sts., K6.
Row 27: Bind off each side separately.

EARS- make 2
Cast on 4 sts.
Rows 1 and all odd rows – Purl
Rows 2,4,6 and 8 – Knit
Row 10: K1, K2tog, K1
Row 12: Slip one as if to knit, K2tog, pass slipped st. over the k2tog.
Sew up body, rt sides together, attach ears. Make a pom-pom for the tail. Whiskers optional.