PLEASE NOTE: One or more yarns used in this project have been discontinued. You may be able to locate it at ShopCaron.com or selected retail locations, but supplies are limited. If you wish to make this project using a substitute yarn, please go to the Yarn Substitution Chart. Please keep in mind that you should always begin with a gauge swatch and be sure to convert yardage for any substitute yarn.
Caron Jewel Box™ (64% acrylic, 20% rayon, 16% polyester; 2.5oz/70.9g, 100yds/92m):
11 skeins in #0020 Ruby
5.5mm (US size 9) knitting needles, or size to obtain gauge;
5mm (US size H/8) crochet hook.
Using 5.5mm ndls and St st: 16 sts and 24 rows = 4/10cm
Stockinette stitch (St st): Knit side = RS
Reverse Stockinette stitch (rev St st): Purl side = RS
PATTERN SEQUENCE (28-row rep)
Rows 1 (RS) 24: Work in St st.
Rows 25 28: Work in rev St st.
Rep Rows 1 28 for Patt Sequence.
CO 112 st; work in Patt Sequence for 332 rows, end with Row 24 (WS row).
BO all sts loosely.
Block piece to measurements. Weave in ends.
Side Edges: Using crochet hook, work 1 row sc and then 1 row rev sc along ea side edge.
Cut pieces 12" long. Using crochet hook and 4 strands held tog, attach Fringe 1" apart along both ends. Trim to desired length.
NOTE: Machine knitting instructions for this pattern are available here.
Hand washing and drying: Turn inside out and wash gently in warm water using a mild detergent. Gently rinse well in cold water. Lay flat on a towel and roll in towel to remove excess water. DO NOT WRING, STRETCH OR HANG TO DRY.
When using Jewel Box, be sure to tie a knot at the beginning of each skein and at both yarn ends when joining. A small amount of shedding can be expected when using this yarn under normal conditions.