I used a total of approximately 50gm 8 ply (DK) 100% wool various shades of green, blue and purple @ approx 100mtr/96 yards per 50gm.
20sts and 40 rows to 4 inches (10cm) over garter st on 4.5mm needles, or needles needed to obtain gauge.
K2tog= Knit 2 together
P2tog= Purl 2 together
Sl 1= Slip one stitch knitways
psso= Pass slipped stitch over
st st= Stocking, stockinette st
MB= Make Bobble: (K1, P1, K1, P1, K1) into next st, turn
Next row: P5, turn
Next row: K5, turn
Next row: P2tog, P1, P2tog, turn
Last bobble row: Sl 1, K2tog, psso
Using your background colour, cast on 47sts and work as follows:
Work 6 rows st st
Next row: Knit the background with your background colour and work each bobble in a different colour
K3 , (MB, K7) rep to last 4 sts, MB, K3
Next: Work 7 rows st st in background colour
Next bobble row: (K7, MB) rep to last 7sts, K7
Next: Work 7 rows st st in background colour.
Repeat until you have worked a total of 63 rows, work 2 rows st st and cast off. Block.
Copyright © Sarah Bradberry, September 1998