The Materials

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The Pattern

Gauge

2 stitches =1 inch in garter stitch

Vest

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CO 16 stitches. 

Knit 11 rows, slipping the first stitch of each row to create a clean edge stitch.  

Row 12:  K4, yo, K2tog, K4, K2tog, yo, K4. 

Knit 6 more rows as before.   

Bind off very loosely. Weave in ends

Belt

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CO 2 stitches.

Make i-cord until it is about 15 inches long.  Bind off loosely and weave in both ends. 

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For a guide to knitting i-cords, we provide this neat tutorial

Put it Together

Thread the i-cord belt between the two arm holes.  Tie the belt around Purl Critter's plump belly. How does it look?