Thursday, August 27, 2009

Red Hot Hot Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Hot Hot Chili Pepper
Knit up a bunch of these Red Hot Hot Hot Chili Peppers. A fast and fun way to spice things up with your knitting.

What you'll need:
1. US 6 needles straights or circulars
2. Fjord yarn Red and Dk. Green
3. Darning needle
4. Filler *Optional
Here's How:
With MC (red) CO 1 st.
1. K1 f&b (2 sts)
2. Purl
3. K1 f&b 2 times. (4 sts)
4. Purl
5. K1 f&b, k2, k1 f&b. (6 sts)
6. Purl
7. K2tog, k2, k2tog. (4 sts)
8. Purl
9. K1 f&b to end. (8 sts)
10. Purl
11. K1 f&b EOS (every other stitch) starting with k1 f&b on 1st stitch. (12 sts)
12. Purl
13. K2tog 2times, k4, k2tog to end. (8 sts)
14. Purl
15. K1 f&b 2 times, k4, k1 f&b to end. (12 sts)
16. Purl
17. K1 f&b 3 times, k6, k1 f&b 3 times. (18 sts)
18. Purl
19. *K2tog, k1, rep to end. (12 sts)
20. Purl
21. *K2tog, k1, rep to end. (8 sts)
22. Purl
Cut red yarn. Add green yarn for the stem.
23. Knit even.
24. Purl
25. K2tog to end.
26. K2tog, BO
With darning needle seam together. You can add filler if you want a fuller looking pepper...


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