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Obi

Knitting
September 2004
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in Basketweave Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
One size

From Book “Accessories often make the outfit, and this sparkling belt is a case in point. Worked on a smaller than normal needle, in a checkered pattern with I-cord ties, the result is an amazing glistening soupçon of fashion.”

Note on Size: Obi wraps around waist & ties with I-cord; to adjust finished circumference, add or subtract the number of rows worked in basketweave pattern.

Needles:
Size 5 US (3.75mm), Size 9 UK
Dpn’s set of 4, Size 5 US (3.75), Size 9 UK

Yarn Notes: gauge used is tighter than the suggested manufacturer’s to create a firmer fabric giving the Obi substantial body.

Yardage requirements vary by the desired size.