Tie It On Ė Knitted Tie
by Lucy Hall Hartley
Tie It On is a quick and easy pattern that anyone can enjoy.† I wanted something that could be done very quickly while looking original.† Whether you are knitting a gift or looking for something to do between projects, Tie It On is the pattern for you.†
Knit on #15 needles and requiring only a few yards of Super Bulky Yarn, you can finish several stylish ties in very little time.
Length: 14 inches without neck chain, 24 inches with neck chain
Width: 1.5 inches
Rowan Big Wool 100% Wool 80m/100 g skein; color: 020 Lucky; 1 skein makes several ties
1 set US #15/10mm straight or circular needles
Size K crochet hook (optional)
7 sts/8 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch
If you want a longer tie cast on more stitches
CO 30 sts
K 3 rows
BO all sts except last one.
Crochet a chain of 45 sts starting with the last st of your BO row (you may want to use a crochet hook for this, but it isnít necessary).
Pull last chain st through and sew the tail to the other corner of tie (see photo).
Sew in loose ends with tapestry needle.