Makes an excellent first knitting project.
Yarn: Approximately 100 yards or less
Knitting needles: 4.50 mm/US 7/ UK 7
Tension: five stitches = one inch
1 x 1 rib stitch (over odd number of stitches)
Row: knit one, purl one--to end of row
Repeat row for pattern
Row 1: knit--to end of row
Row 2: purl--to end of row
Repeat rows 1 and 2 for pattern
Cast on 45 stitches
Work in 1 x 1 rib for one inch
Work in Stockinette stitch for 6 inches [15.24 cm]
Work in 1 x 1 rib for one inch [2.54 cm]
Weave in ends
Fold in half width-wise.
Sew sides--to form a pouch.
Weave in ends.
Use two colours and work in stripes.
Instead of Stockinette stitch work in your favourite stitch--such as seed stitch.