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Supplies
50g of scrap yarn in various colors & textures
Straight needles in the desired size for your yarn weight

Instructions
Cut the scrap yarn into 8" to 14" (20.32 cm to 35.56 cm) sections.

Tie the yarn sections together in knots, making sure to leave tails.

CO 3 sts.

Row 1: Knit.

Row 2: K1, M1, k1, M1, k1.

Row 3: Knit.

Row 4: K1, M1 , knit to last st, M1, k1.

Repeat rows 3 and 4, until the tie is the desired width.

Knit every row for 3" (7.62 cm).

Decreasing
Row 1: K1, k2tog, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.

Rows 2-6: Knit.

Repeat rows 1-6 until 15 sts remain.

Knit every row for 33½" (85.09 cm).

Triangular bind-off
Row 1: Bind off the first and the last st.

Row 2: Knit.

Repeat rows 1 & 2 until 1 st remains, now bind off this last st.

Finishing
Wash and block, but do not weave in the many ends.

Final Product

Mr. Weasley's Knotty Tie

Credit
Kaae's tutorial was taken with permission from knittingbykaae.blogspot.com.

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