blockingInformation about blocking can be found here and here.
BObind off [cast off]
dpndouble pointed needles[s]
i-cordUsing a double-point needle, CO sts as directed.
Next Row: Instead of turning work around to work back on the WS, slide all sts to other end of needle, switch needle back to your left hand, bring yarn around back of work, and start knitting the sts again. I-Cord is worked with the RS facing at all times.
Repeat this row to form I-cord. After a few rows, work will begin to form a tube.
k tblknit through back of loop
k2togknit two together
kfb knit into front and back of stitch
m1Make 1 stitch: Insert left needle, from front to back, under strand of yarn which runs between last stitch on left needle and first stitch on right needle; knit this stitch through back loop.
1 stitch increased.
p2togpurl two together
pfb purl into front and back of stitch
pm place marker
pssopass slipped stitch[es] over
rev St streverse stockinette stitch
SK2Pslip 1 stitch, knit two together, pass slipped stitch over
SSKslip 2 stitches as if to knit, then knit those 2 stitches together
SSPslip 2 stitches as if to purl, then purl those 2 stitches together
slpslip one as if to purl
sl stslip stitch
St ststockinette stitch
tblthrough back of loop[s]
Three-Needle Bind OffHold both pieces of knitting with right sides together.
Insert needle into first st on front needle and first st on back needle, and knit them together. *Repeat this for the next st on the front and back needles. Draw the first st worked over the second st.*
Repeat from * to * until all sts have been bound off. Break yarn and draw through remaining st.
w&tWrap and turn. If yarn is at front of work, bring it between needles to back of work; if it at back of work, bring it between needles to front of work. Slip next st, and bring yarn between needles, returning it to its previous position. Turn work, to begin working next row.
On a subsequent row, when working a st that has been wrapped, slip the st to the right needle, use the left needle to pick up the wrap, slip the st back to the left needle and work the wrap and st together as one st.
* *repeat directions between ** as many times as indicated