The Neck Insulator/Scarf – Free Steampunk Knitting Pattern

How to knit the Neck Insulator Be Mine xxx Pt II

by Knitsmith Linda on February 15, 2012

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Instructions

Cast on 44 sts in Natural colour
Top Edge (repeated at start & end):
Row 1    Knit, slip last stitch without knitting
Row 2    Knit, slip last stitch without knitting
Row 3    Knit, slip last stitch without knitting
Row 4    Knit, slip last stitch without knitting
Row 5    Knit 3, Purl 38, knit 2, slip last stitch without knitting
Row 4 & 5 is repeated for rest of the pattern, knitting all five balls of Body yarn

We alternated the colours – Natural / Pale Blue / Natural / Light Mauve / Natural – total 5 balls

Working in the Designs

Work 4 rows (Row 4 & Row 5)

Commence 1st set of designs (robot head – Acqua / Cog – Orange / Heart – Berry) worked into the Natural colour.

Follow Charts below. Remember to read chart from START to END.

Keep Row 4 & 5 as part of the pattern (to ensure border pattern)

After completing Robot / Cog / Heart, continue to end of Natural ball (Row 4 & 5).

Start Pale Blue ball and work Row 4 & 5 to end of ball.

Start Natural ball and work Row 4 & 5 to end of ball.

Start Light Mauve ball and work Row 4 & 5 to end of ball.

Start Natural ball and work 10 rows (Row 4 & 5)

Commence Robot (now upside down)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work 4 rows (Row 4 & 5)

Commence Message (upside down)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work 4 more rows (Row 4 & 5)

Bottom Edge

3rd Last Row        Knit, slip last stitch without knitting

2nd Last Row       Knit, slip last stitch without knitting

Last Row              Knit, slip last stitch without knitting

Cast Off.

Finishing

With the tapestry needle, sew in loose ends.

Press with steam iron (place a table cloth over your work).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Voila – your Neck Insulator is ready to be presented to your HM!

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