Playground by Lisa K. Ross

Playground

Knitting
August 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
250 - 375 yards (229 - 343 m)
Child- 54.5” x 3.5”; (Adult- 72.75” x 5”)
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The bell rings for recess and you run to your favorite place… the Playground! Young schoolmates can stay warm while hanging on the monkey bars or chasing their friends. This sassy accessory features Sweet Georgia Party of Five mini-skeins to create a colorful look with flair! Garter stitch chevrons create a thick fabric perfect for staying warm in style. Before the cold air sets in, it’s time to create the perfect Playground accessory!

SIZES
Child- 54.5” x 3.5”; (Adult- 72.75” x 5”)

YARN/YARDAGE
(100% Superwash Merino, 200 yards / 4 oz):
COLORS A-E: 1 (2) Party of 5 Mini Skein set(s) OR 50 (75) yards of 5 colors
Sample shown in ‘Snapdragon’ mini skeins

NEEDLES
US 5 (3.75mm), or as required to meet gauge

GAUGE
20 sts and 40 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch after blocking

31 sts and 22 rows = 4 inches in chevron garter stitch pattern after blocking

NOTE: Gauge is not extremely important, though it will affect the finished dimensions and yardage used.

NOTIONS
tapestry needle

SKILL LEVEL
Advanced beginner

Tech editing by Kate Atherley

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