Construction: It’s knit lengthwise (working back and forth on a circular needle), and features 3 different sections of stripes using 3 different colors to create a gradient affect. Once complete, stitches are picked up on either end to create button bands.
Gauge: Approx 4.5 sts = 1” in Stockinette Stitch
Yarn: Approx. 380 yds of worsted-weight yarn for main color and 60 yds of worsted-weight yarn for each of 3 contrasting colors.
Needles and other supplies:
• US 8/5 mm 32”/80 cm circular knitting needle or size needed to obtain gauge
• US 7/4.5 mm 24”/60 cm circular knitting needle or 1 size smaller than that used to obtain gauge
• 4 removable stitch markers (for buttonhole place- ment)
• 4 buttons, 3/4” in size
• Tapestry needle or crochet hook to weave in ends