Pattern Description from Interweave Knits, Winter 2004: “When I chose this yarn the plan was to make a feminine tie. I was hoodwinked by my assumptions. The ribbed pattern took charge of the appearance and the tie now lends itself to either gender.”
Finished Size: 55” (139.5 cm) long and 2½” (6.5 cm) wide at end worn outside.
Yarn: Fonty Velourine (54% cotton, 46% viscose; 120 yd (110 m)/50 g): #613 green, 1 ball. Yarn distributed by Russi Sales
Needles: Size 5 (3.75 mm)
Notions: Tapestry needle.
Gauge: 14 sts and 22 rows = 2½” (6.5 cm) in rib pattern.
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.