Size 2 circular needles
dk weight yarn
6 sts= 1″
CO 125 stitches, join round
*Round 1: knit
Round 2: purl*
Repeat from * to * 3 times
Round 9: knit
Row 10: K15, bind off 35, k25
*You will now work back and forth in twisted stockinette (purl one row, on the next row knit all stitches through the back loop. repeat these two rows) on these 25 stitches, working the first and last 2 stitches in garter stitch (knit every row)* for 4 rows.
Row 5: k 2, kfb, k to last 3 stitches, kfb, k2*
Repeat from * to *
Shoulder strap shaping:
Join yarn and bind off the next 35 stitches
*K2, work stockinette to last 2 stitches, k2, turn* for 4 rows.
Row 5: k 2, kfb, k to last 3 stitches, kfb, k2
Repeat these 5 rows for a total of 3 sets.
Cast on 10, place marker (this is the new beginning of a round), cast on 10
K across front, cast on 10, place marker, cast on 10, knit across the back to join the round.
*Kfb, k to 1 stitch before marker, kfb, slip marker, kfb, k to last stitch before marker, kfb
*K one round, P one round*
repeat from * to*
Bind off all stitches