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On the seventh day of our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway, my true love gave to me…this Knit Santa Belly Scrubby Pattern from Red Heart!
- RED HEART® Scrubby™: 1 skein each 905 Cherry A, 10 Coconut B, 12 Black C
- RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein 324 Bright Yellow D
- Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 5 mm [US 8]
- Yarn Bobbins
- Yarn needle
- Sewing needle
- Black sewing thread
- GAUGE: 18 sts = 4″ [10 cm]; 24 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in Garter Stitch. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.
Santa Belly Scubby measures: 7″ x 6½” (18 x 16 cm)
Row 1 (Right Side): Knit all stitches.
Row 2 (Wrong Side): Knit all stitches. Repeat Rows 1-2 for Garter Stitch.
Belt is worked separately then attached to surface of fabric with sewing needle and thread. Belt Buckle is worked in Garter stitch Intarsia, to avoid carrying yarn across back of work, wind 2 bobbins with D. When working in Intarsia and changing colors, remember to twist yarn on Wrong Side to prevent holes in work.
With A, cast on 27 sts.
Rows 1-18: Knit.
Rows 19-28: Change to B and Knit.
Rows 29-46: Change to A and Knit.
Next Row: Bind off all stitches.
With C, cast on 8 stitches
Rows 1-15: Knit.
Rows 16-19: Change to D and knit, carrying C across back of work.
Rows 20-29: Using first bobbin of D, knit 2 stitches, change to C and knit 4 stitches, add second bobbin of D and knit last 2 stitches using D. Repeat for 10 rows.
Rows 30-33: With D from one of the bobbins, knit for 4 rows.
Rows 34-48: With C, knit for 15 rows.
Next Row: Bind off all stitches loosely. Attaching Belt to Scrubby With the white stripe running vertically, sew belt securely to Right Side of front mid-section of Scrubby using sewing needle and sewing thread.
Weave in ends.
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