A pattern for my Daddy

 

 

Today I got this message:

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So:

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This is a little rough around the edges as I was making it up as I went along. I reckon you could knit a few of these and make some football themed bunting.

Pattern

Colour added using the intarsia method.

Cast on 14 stitches in red wool.

row 1: knit 4 in red, knit 6 in black, knit 4 in red.
row 2: make 1 in first stitch, knit 5 in red, knit 4 in black, knit 5 in red (making 1 in final stitch. (16 stitches)
row 3: knit 7 in red, knit 2 in black, knit 7 in black.
row 4: make 1 in first stitch, knit row in red, make 1 in last stitch. (18 stitches)
row 5: knit in red.
row 6: Put first 4 stitches onto a safety pin. Knit 10 in red. Put last 4 stitches onto a safety pin.
Row 7: knit 6 red, knit 2 yellow,  knit2 red.
row 8: knit 2 red, knit 2 yellow, knit 6 red.
row 9: knit red.
row 10: knit 2 red, knit 8 white, knit 2 red.
row 11: knit 2 red, knit 8 white, knit 2 red.
r0w 12-22: knit red

Cast off.

Sleeves

pick up the stitches from the first pin and knit 3 more rows in red before casting off. Repeat with the second sleeve.
Tie off and weave in loose ends.

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