Pattern Description from Interweave Knits, Winter 2004: “This tie is all about the yarn. I chose a camouflage ‘print’ and worked a simple, straight-edged tie with a few rows of garter stitch at the bottom to discourage curling.”
Finished Size: 48” (122 cm) long and 2¼” (5.5 cm) wide at end worn outside.
Yarn: Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock (75% superwash wool, 25% nylon; 215 yd (196 m)/2 oz): #708 camouflage, 1 skein.
Needles: Size 2 (2.75 mm)
Notions: Tapestry needle
Gauge: 34 sts and 44 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st.
Note: This pattern originally appeared in a collection of 6 different tie patterns entitled “All Tied Up” designed by the following:
- Mary Jane Mucklestone
- Ive Bigelow
- Susan Sternlieb
- Leigh Radford
- Ann Budd
- Pam Allen
Photos of these projects are on page 83 of Interweave Knits, Fall 2004. The patterns are NOT in the magazine, however. Readers are instructed to find instructions for these ties on the website www.interweaveknits.com or send a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope to All Tied Up, 201 East 4th St., Loveland, CO 80537. This collection of patterns is currently available for free at http://www.interweaveknits.com/freepatterns/pdf/Ties_staff.pdf