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ENGLISH RIB (back and forth on needle):
ROW 1 (= RS): K 1, * K 2 tog, 1 YO, slip 1 st as if to P *, repeat from *-* until 3 sts remain, K 2 tog and then K last st.
ROW 2 (= WS): K 1, * 1 YO, slip 1 st as if to P, K tog YO and slipped st *, repeat from *-* until 2 sts remain, finish with 1 YO, slip 1 st as if to P and K last st.
ROW 3 (= RS): K 1, * K tog YO and slipped st, 1 YO, slip 1 st as if to P *, repeat from *-* until 1 YO and 2 sts remain, K tog YO and slipped st, K last st.
Repeat 2nd and 3rd row upwards.
ENGLISH RIB ST:
When counting the sts, the YOs are not counted as sts.
STRIPES: * Work 10 cm / 4'' dark rose, 10 cm / 4'' dark brown, 10 cm / 4'' with auburn/brown and 10 cm / 4'' with orange *, repeat from *-*.
Cast on 37 sts on needle size 8 mm / US 11 with dark rose Eskimo.
Work ENGLISH RIB and STRIPES - see explanation above (after 1st row 25 sts remain on needle - READ ENGLISH RIB ST). When piece measures approx. 180 cm / 70'' – finish when approx. 1 cm / ½'' remains on one whole stripe with dark brown and after 2nd row in English rib pattern - work next row as follows: K 1, * K tog YO and slipped st, P 1 *, repeat from *-* until 1 YO and 2 sts remain, K tog YO and slipped st and K last st.
Then loosely bind off sts with K over K and P over P.
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