Cecil is scalloped baby bib knit in Comfort DK.
Approximately 10” wide at bottom x 6” wide at top x 7 1/2” long
1 Ball each Berroco Comfort DK (50 grs), #2751 True Red (A) and #2813 Multi Brights (B)
Straight knitting needles, size 6 (4.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
22 sts = 4”; 32 rows = 4” in St st
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
Note: If your gauge is correct in St st, it should be correct in Pat St.
Sl 2 sts tog as if to k2 tog, k1, pass 2 slipped sts over k1 – 2 sts dec’d
With B, work 4 rows St st, with A, knit 2 rows, with B, work 4 rows St st, with A, knit 4 rows, with B, work 6 rows St st, with A, knit 2 rows, rep from * once more, with B, work 4 rows St st. (48 rows total).
With straight needles, using A, cast on 69 sts. Knit 6 rows. Following Stripe Sequence, work as follows:
Row 1 (RS): K2, SSK, k8, * yo, k1, yo, k9, Dec 2, k9, rep from * once more, yo, k1, yo, k8, k2 tog, k2.
Row 2 and all WS rows: Keeping 2 sts at each edge in Garter St, work even. Purl all yo’s and Dec 2’s.
Row 3 (Dec Row, RS): K2, sl 1, k2 tog, psso, k7, * yo, k1, yo, k9, Dec 2, k9, rep from * once more, yo, k1, yo, k7, k3 tog, k2 – 67 sts. Continue to work in this manner, following Stripe Sequence and working Dec Row alternately every RS row and every 4th row 15 times more. Note: When you reach a point where you cannot work the entire yo, k1, yo at beg and end of rows, work these sts in St st or Garter St (depending on where you are in Stripe Sequence). When 48 rows of Stripe Sequence have been completed and 37 sts remain, change to A.
Neckband and Ties: Row 1 (RS): With A, cast on 65 sts, k37 – 102 sts.
Row 2: With A, cast on 65 sts, k102 – 167 sts. Knit 4 rows. Bind off.