25 March 2009

Simple and Pretty

Here's a pattern for a simple and pretty bracelet that is a VERY easy knitting project and yet looks good enough to actually give as a gift to someone. I recommend at least a medium weight yarn with size 9 or larger needles. The pattern is as follows:

Cast on 8 stitches.
Right side: Knit.
Wrong side: Knit 2, purl 4, knit 2.

Do this until you have a bracelet-length piece, and then just sew it up using a tapestry needle to make a circle.

It is a simple but delicate looking pattern. My favorite thing to do is put a big decorative button over the seam. You can also weave a ribbon around and tie it in a bow at the seam.

Pics to come!

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