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© Audrey DeLong
1 skein of Lion Brand Wool Ease in cranberry
1 skein of Lion Brand Wool Ease in gold
1 set of US 7 (4.50 mm) DPNs or 2 US 7 (4.50 mm) circular needles, however you prefer to knit in the round
pCF6 Slip 3 sts onto a cable needle and hold in front of your work, purl 3 sts from left needle, purl 3 sts from cable needle.
CF6 Slip 3 sts onto a cable needle and hold in from of your work, knit 3 sts from left needle, knit 3 sts from cable needle.
CO 97 sts and join in the round, making sure not to twist the sts, by knitting first and last stitch together.
Rounds 1-4: (K6, p6) around.
Begin the Reversible Cable Pattern shown below.
Reversible Cable Pattern
*Round 1: (K6, pCF6, k6, p6) around. (4 purl cables)
Round 2: (K6, p6) around.
Round 3: (CF6, p6, k6, p6) around. (4 cables)
Round 4-8: (K6, p6) around.
Round 9: (K6, p6, k6, pCF6) around. (4 purl cables)
Round 10: (K6, p6) around.
Round 11: (K6, p6, CF6, p6) around. (4 cables)
Rounds 12-16: (K6, p6) around.**
Repeat from * to ** 5 times, or until your gaiter is the desired length, adding the contrast color stripes during the second and fifth times through pattern.
Round 1: (K6, pCF6) around.
Round 2: (K6, p6) around.
Round 3: (CF6, p6) around.
Round 4: (K6, p6) around.
Bind off in pattern.
Weave in ends.
Block if desired.
Author's Note: In addition to customizing colors, stripe placement and stripe width, you might also want to make the bottom end a bit wider if you want more chest coverage. The easiest way to do that is to CO 112 stitches (or more) and do (K7, p7) around, then decrease to 96 sts during the second repeat of the pattern. To do the cables, you can put 3 sts on the cable needle, and then work 4 sts before working the stitches on the cable needle.
Audrey DeLong's tutorial was taken with permission from swordqueen.tripod.com.
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