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Our Mystery Knit Project requires 6 oz. of worsted weight yarn, size 6 and 8 needles or whatever gives you the gauge of 9 sts to 2", and 2 stitch holders. (if you don't have stitch holders you can run yarn through your stitches to hold them.)

For any easy printed version of our project, click here to go to our Yahoo files.

Day One
With smaller sized needles cast on 48 stitches loosely and work in Knit 1, Purl 1 for 7 rows. Change to larger needles.
Row 1: P3, K 5, knit in front and back of next stitch (increase made), place marker on needle. , inc. in next stitch,  Knit 4, inc. in next stitch, , Place marker on neelde, increase in next stitch, K 16, inc. in next stitch, place marker,increase in next stitch,  K4, inc. in next stitch, place marker, inc. in next stitch, K5, P3 .
Row 2: Purl, slipping markers.
Row 3: P 3, *Knit to within one stitch of marker, increase in next stitch, slip marker, increase in next stitch *, repeat from * three times, knit across to last three stitches, P 3.  
 
Day Two, Three, Four , and Five:  Repeat rows 1 and 2 until your stitch count between markers is: 20, 28, 38,28,20.  Your last row should be a purl row and remove the markers as you are knitting.

Day 6, 7, 8, and 9:

Row 21: P 3, K17, CO 4 sts, place next 28 on a holder, K 38, CO 4 sts, place 28 on holder, K 17, P3.

Work even in stockinette st. except for the P3 at beginning and end of every knit row.

Repeat knit and purl rows (keeping P 3s) until piece measures 5 .

Change to smaller needles and work in K1, P1 for 1. Bind off all sts. Loosely in rib.

This is what our project looks like
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at the end of Day One.

Mysstery Project at the end
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of Day Five

Our mystery project now
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Front

Back of project
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Isn't this a fun way to get projects made for the reservation?  Any questions, contact me!

Tumbling

gailb@epohi.com