16cm (6.25in) deep x 30cm (12in) wide
YOU WILL NEED
Rooster Almerino Aran 50% alpaca, 50% wool (94m per 50g)
1 x 50g ball in 319 Lilac Sky
Pair of 4.5mm needles
Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate.
19 sts x 23 rows to 10cm (4in) over st st using 4.5mm needles.
Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension.
Using 4.5mm needles, cast on 56 sts.
Knit 3 rows.
Row 1 (RS): K11, *yf, k4, sl2, k1, p2sso, k4, yf *, k12, rep from * to *, k11.
Row 2 and every alternate row: K3, p to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 3: K12, *yf, k3, sl2, k1, p2sso, k3, yf *, k14, rep from * to *, k12.
Row 5: K13, *yf, k2, sl2, k1, p2sso, k2, yf*, k16, rep from * to *, k13.
Row 7: K14, *yf, k1, sl2, k1, p2sso, k1, yf*, k18, rep from * to *, k14.
Row 9: K15, *yf, sl2, k1, p2sso, yf*, k20, rep from * to *, k15.
Row 10: K3, p to last 3 sts, k3.
Rep last 10 rows until 38 rows have been worked in total.
Next row: Cast on 5 sts, work as row 9 to end.
Next row: K3, p to last 8 sts, k8.
Next row: Knit.
Next row: K to last 4 sts, k2tog, yon, k2.
Knit 2 rows.
TO FINISH OFF
Weave in loose ends.
Press under a damp cloth.
Sew on button to correspond with buttonhole.