Easy iPad Sweater
US 8 / 5mm, undefined
Worsted / 10ply ply
With color A, CO 60 (80) sts, pm then join to work in the rnd, making sure not to twist sts Rnd 1: *k1, p1; repeat from * to marker Rnd 2: *p1, k1; repeat from * to marker Repeat above 2 rnds: 2 more times K 10 rnds
Begin Stripes With color B, k 3 rnds With color A, k 3 rnds With color C, k 3 rnds With color A, k 3 rnds Repeat these 12 rnds until piece measures approx. 8.25 (10.25)” from CO edge, ending with 3 rnds of color C Note: you will have to cut the ends of colors B & C each time you use them but color A can travel up the side since you will be using it more frequently
Continue with color C for 4 more rnds Using an extra US 8 needle, k 40 sts onto it (so you will have 40 sts on the extra needle and 40 sts still remain on the original needles Turn work inside out, and with the working yarn on the right side and using the other extra US 8 needle, work the 3 Needle BO Technique to seam the two sides of live sts together
Weave in all ends Optional buttons: because of the nature of the seed stitch border, it’s possible to use the space in between each stitch as a buttonhole (as shown in the photographed sample). With the right side of the piece facing you, you will be attaching the buttons to the inside of the bottom layer border, approx 1.25 (2.25)” in from each side.