Loom Knit Windsor Tie

Loom Knit Windsor Smaller

I wanted to have this done last week but I got sick and all my plans went out the window. But, better late than never. I have included a video for your reference.

Pattern information:

Knitting loom: A small gauge knitting loom with at least 14 pegs (3/8″ gauge). Sample used the KB Baby Bootie from the Baby Set.

Yarn: Approx 50 grams of worsted weight merino wool. Sample used Red Heart Chic Sheep in Polo.

Notions: knitting tool, tapestry needle, measuring tape.

Gauge: 11 sts and 16 rows = 2” in stockinette

ABBREVIATIONS

k=knit stitch or u-stitch

p=purl stitch

k2tog=knit two stitches together to decrease

p2tog=purl two stitches together to decrease

st(s)=stitch(es)

Approx=approximate

INSTRUCTIONS

Cast on 14 stitches (from Left to Right).

Row 1: p to end of row.

Row 2: k to end of row.

Row 3: p to end of row.

Note: you will maintain a garter stitch edge on the first 2 stitches and last 2 stitches. Proceed as follows. These are the Stitch Pattern Rows (as referred on the video as the 10 stitch pattern rows).

Row 4 (Row 1 of Stitch Pattern): k2, *k4, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

Row 5 (Row 2 of Stitch Pattern): p2, *k1, p1, k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.

Row 6 (Row 3 of Stitch Pattern): k2, *k2, p1, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

Row 7 (Row 4 of Stitch Pattern): p2, *k3, p1, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.

Row 8 (Row 5 of Stitch Pattern): k2, *p1, k4; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

Row 9 (Row 6 of Stitch Pattern): p2, *p1, k4; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.

Row 10 (Row 7 of Stitch Pattern): k2, *k3, p1, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

Row 11 (Row 8 of Stitch Pattern): p2, *k2, p1, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.

Row 12 (Row 9 of Stitch Pattern): k2, *k1, p1, k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

Row 13 (Row 10 of Stitch Pattern): p2, *k4, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.

Repeat last 10 rows until item measures approx 21 inches from cast on edge.

Next row: k2tog, *k4, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2. (13 sts remain on the loom). Have decreased the edge stitches from 2 down to 1 on one side.

Next row: p2tog, *k1, p1, k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1. (12 sts remain on the loom). Have decreased the edge stitches from 2 down to 1. Both sides now match with only 1 edge stitch.

Next row: k1, *k2, p1, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k1.

Next row: p1, *k3, p1, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1.

Next row: k1, *p1, k4; rep from * to last 2 sts, k1.

Next row: p1, *p1, k4; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1.

Next row: k1, *k3, p1, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k1.

Next row:p1, *k2, p1, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1.

Next row: k1, *k1, p1, k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, k1.

Next row: p1, *k4, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1.

Continue as follows:

Next row: k1, *k4, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k1.

Next row: p1, *k1, p1, k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1.

Next row: k1, *k2, p1, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k1.

Next row: p1, *k3, p1, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1.

Next row: k1, *p1, k4; rep from * to last 2 sts, k1.

Next row: p1, *p1, k4; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1.

Next row: k1, *k3, p1, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k1.

Next row:p1, *k2, p1, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1.

Next row: k1, *k1, p1, k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, k1.

Next row: p1, *k4, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1.

You will repeat the last 10 rows until the tie measures approx 56-57 inches from cast on edge.

Bind off with basic bind off method. Weave all yarn tail ends. Steam block.

Windsor Tie pin

Published by Isela Phelps

Isela Phelps is author of the Loom Knitting Primer series. She maintains this blog to post some of her knits and loom knits. The blog includes tutorials, videos, free patterns.

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