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Backbone Bookmark

I let the boys name this one.  Ayup.

Materials: Fingering weight yarn, about 20 yards (I used Twisted Fiber Arts’ Playful, colorway: Filanon), size 2 needles (+ dpn or cable needle, unless you like to cable without a needle), tapestry needle.

CO 21 stitches, knit every row for 4 rows for garter stitch edge.

Row 1: k4, p2, k9, p2, k4

Row 2: k2, p2, k2, p9, k2, p2, k2

Row 3: k4, p2, slip next 3 st to cable needle and hold to back of work, k next stitch, k3 from cable needle, k1, slip next stitch to cable needle and hold to front of work, k next 3 st, k1 from cable needle, p2, k4

Row 4: k2, p2, k2, p9, k2, p2, k2

Repeat rows 1-4 to desired length, finish with 4 rows knit for garter stitch edge, bind off.  Block lightly.

Happy knitting (and reading)!

Lace Waves Bookmark

Materials: size 2 needles, tapestry needle, fingering weight yarn.  I used Arial from Twisted Fiber Arts, colorway Firefly.

Cast on 18 stitches.

Knit 4 rows for garter stitch edge.

Lace pattern:

Row 1: k2, yo, ssk, k4, yo, ssk, k4, yo, ssk, k2

Row 2 and all even rows : k2, p 14, k2

Row 3: k2, yo, k, ssk, k3, yo, k, ssk, k3, yo, ssk, k2

Row 5: k2, yo, k2, ssk, k2, yo, k2, ssk, k2, yo, ssk, k2

Row 7: k2, yo, k3, ssk, k, yo, k3, ssk, k, yo, ssk, k2

Row 9: k2, yo, k4, ssk, yo, k4, ssk, yo, ssk, k2

Repeat rows 1-10 for desired length, finish with 4 knit rows for garter stitch edge.  BO, weave in ends.  Fix bobble if desired.