Bow Ties Are Cool by Elanor King

Bow Ties Are Cool

February 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
205 - 614 yards (187 - 561 m)
S (M, L)
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I have been playing around with knitting 3D shapes recently, and I loved the quirky bow tie shape this pattern produces. It reminded me of the “Doctor Who” television series, especially in this gorgeous blue merino. I apologize wholeheartedly for any rubbish Doctor Who jokes in this pattern!

Skills/Techniques Used
Casting (binding) off and on, increasing and decreasing stitches, seaming. I used long-tail for the initial cast-on and backwards loop cast-on for the bow tie stitch pattern.

Circumference: 50 (100, 150) cm.
Depth: 21 cm.

One repeat of the bow tie pattern (24 sts x 36 rows) is 5.5cm wide x 12.5cm long.