The kittehs are onto me…this one took a few what with working on my neckwarmer (pattern can be found at http://weerobin.wordpress.com/2010/09/18/pomona-neckwarmer/) and chasing kittehs away from yarn, needles, my hands, my feet….yeah. They are tricksy! And far too smart 😛
So here is Anti Cat Towel #2-the knit version.
Beware! Knitting around kitties can be hazardous to a towel’s health.
Size 7 needles
WW Cotton yarn-I used more peaches n creme. One skein and lil bit more from another.
CO 51 st
Row 1 purl
Row 2 slip first st purlwise with yarn in back,* k 4, slip next st purlwisewith yarn in back* repeat across row, end with a slip.
Row 3 purl
Row 4 repeat row 2
Row 5 purl
Row 6 repeat row 2
Row 7 knit
Repeat rows 2-7 for desired length.
Start decrease rows:
Row 1: *K2, k2tog* to last 3 st, k1, k2tog.
Row 2: K across.
Row 3: *K1, K2tog*to last 2 st, k2.
Row 4: K across.
Row 5: K2tog across.
Row 6: K across.
Row 7: K2tog to last st, k1. 7 sts remain.
Work in garter on these 7 sts for 2 in.
Work buttonhole row: K3, BO 3, K1.
Next row: K2, CO 2, K2.
Work 2 more rows of garter then BO. Weave in ends.
Sew button onto towel and watch kittehs frown!!