What you need1 2 oz (50 g) ball in main shade (shade A)
1 2 oz (50 g) ball in contrast shade(Shade B)
1 pair of No. 10 (6 mm) needles
12 inch square (30 cm)
7 sts to l inch (2.5cm)
Using No. 10 needles and B cast on 83 sts.
1st row Kl, *P1, Kl, rep from * to end.
2nd row PI, * Kl, PI, rep from * to end.
Continue in rib for 2 rows more, dec 1 st at
each end of both rows.
K 1 row.
Break off B leaving an end to darn in.
Join in A and P 1 row.
1st patt row PI, *K1, PI, rep from * to end.
2nd patt row Kl, *P1, Kl, rep from * to end.
3rd patt row As 2nd.
4th patt row As first.
These 4 rows form the pattern.
Continue in patt until work measures 11 ^in from cast on edge, ending with a 2nd patt row.
K 1 row.
Break off A as before.
Join in B. * P 1 row.
Next row Kl, * PI, Kl, rep from * to end.
Work 3 tows mote in vib vac st. at eacVv etvd next 2 rows only. Cast off in rib. *
Using B and with right side facing K up 77 sts along side of centre section. Work from * to * as for last border. Rep along rem side.
To make up
Finish off ends and sew corner border mitres together. Using one strand of B embroider the outline of initials in one corner. Using 2 strands of B fill in the space between outlines.
Press lightly under a damp cloth on the wrong side using a warm iron.
This pattern is a Vintage Pattern that may use vintage terms. This project has not been tested by Craftbits.com for accuracy.