Pencil Bookmark

pencil bookmark

Quick and fun thank you gifts for teachers at the end of the school year, this project can be used as a bookmark or decoration.

Pattern Specifications

Knitting Loom: Sock Loom 2Bookmark

Yarn:
25 yards total of Sport/DK or light worsted weight yarn in 5 colors
• Color A (CA) 3 yards – eraser pink – used Caron Simply Soft Victorian Rose
• Color B (CB) 5 yards – metal ring – used Caron Simply Soft Grey Heather
• Color C (CC) 14 yards – yellow pencil – used Caron Simply Soft Sunshine
• Color D (CD) 2 yards – sharpened wood – used Caron Simply Soft Bone
• Color E (CE) 1 yard – lead – used Caron Simply Soft Charcoal Heather

Notions:
Knitting tool

Gauge:
not critical for this project

Measurements:
12.5” x 3”

Abbreviations
K = Knit
P =Purl
Sl =Slip—skip peg with yarn behind the peg
CDD= Central double decrease—working with 3 stitches, move the stitches on either side of the center peg onto the center peg so that there are 3 loops on the center peg. Knit all three loops together as one. Move remaining stitches in so there are not any empty pegs.
CO= Chain Cast on
BO= Bind off
Rep = Repeat

INSTRUCTIONS Bookmark2

With CA, CO 11 stitches
Row 1: Sl1, K10
Row 2: Sl1, P9, K1
Rows 3: 6 – Rep rows 1 – 2, 2 times
Row 7: Sl1, K10
Row 8: Sl1, P9, End CA, Join CB, with CB, K1
Rows 9 – 22: Rep rows 1 – 2, 7 times
Row 23: Sl1, K10
Row 24: Sl1, P9, End CB, Join CC, with CC, K1
Rows 25 – 78: Rep rows 1 – 2, 27 times
Row 79: Sl1, K10
Row 80: Sl1, P9, End CC, Join CD, with CD, K1
Row 81: Sl1, K3, CDD, K4
Row 82: Sl1, P7, K1
Row 83: Sl1, K8
Row 84: Sl1, P7, K1
Row 85: Sl1, K2, CDD, K3
Row 86: Sl1, P5, K1
Row 87: Sl1, K6
Row 88: Sl1, P5, K1
Row 89: Sl1, K1, CDD, K2
Row 90: Sl1, P3, K1
Row 91: Sl1, K4
Row 92: Sl1, P3, End CD, Join CE, with CE, K1
Row 93: Sl1, CDD, K1
Row 94: Sl1, P1, K1
Row 95: Sl1, K2
Row 96: Sl1, P1, K1
Row 97: CDD

BO by pulling working yarn through last stitch.
Weave ends in.

 

 

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