Bow Tie by Mary Scott Huff

Bow Tie

August 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
231 yards (211 m)
Finished measurements: 14½" (37 cm) long, 1¼" (3 cm) high neckband, 3” (7.5 cm) high bow
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Variegated yarns are specially dyed to create stripes when you knit. Try this hand-dyed version to make a dapper bow tie any fella will love. The neckband can be made to fit any neck size. With the top button fastened, measure around the neckband of the shirt the tie will be worn with. Knit the neckband 1/2” (1.3 cm) longer than this measurement.

BONUS: Bow ties make great headbands, too. Measure carefully around your head, then make the band ½“ (1.3 cm) shorter than that measurement. (Headband will stretch to fit.)