By Clara Beauty
2 skeins of Merino Worsted (Da Fazenda. 100% merino. 100g / 196m) in two different and contrasting colors.
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Needles: US 8 (5mm)
Notions: 3 buttons (3cm); darning needle for finishing.
18cm (L) x 1,40 (A)
k – knit
p – purl
sl1 wyif / sl1 wyib - slip 1 stitch purlwise with yarn in front/ in back.
Note: when changing colors, do not cut the yarn. Simply bring it alongside your work.
Cast on 27 sts.
Set up row (ws): with color 1, knit one row.
row 1: (color 1) *k1, sl1 wyib*, k1.
row 2: (color 1) * p1, sl1 wyif*, p1.
rows 3 and 4: (color 2): knit.
rows 5 and 6: (color 1): knit.
rows 7 and 8: (color 2): knit
Repeat these 8 rows 35 times total.
Next row, with color 1, make the button holes: k4, (bind off 2 sts, k5) twice, bind off 2 sts, k4.
Next, still with color 1, k one row casting on 2 sts whenever you come to the place where you bound off in the previous row.
With color 2, k 2 more rows. Bind off and weave in ends.