NHS Rainbow

Knitted | DK

Pattern – NHS Rainbow (2100)

Materials:

Small amounts of DK yarn in the following colours: Violet, Indigo, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, Red

A 4mm circular knitting needle (a circular needle is recommended because the number of stitches rapidly grows and would be difficult to manage on a pair of straight needles).

Wool needle for sewing in ends.

Tension / Gauge:

Tension is not crucial for this pattern.

Instructions:

Using the 4mm circular needle with Violet yarn cast on 20 stitches

Row 1: K to end

Row 2: * (K in front and back of each st, K1) repeat from * until end (30 sts)

Rows 3 & 4: Sl 1, K to end

Change to Indigo

Row 5: K to end

Row 6: * (K in front and back of each st, K2) repeat from * until end (40 sts)

Rows 7 & 8: Sl 1, K to end

Change to Blue

Row 9: K to end

Row 10: * (K in front and back of each st, K3) repeat from * until end (50 sts)

Rows 11 & 12: Sl 1, K to end

Change to Green

Row 13: K to end

Row 14: * (K in front and back of each st, K4) repeat from * until end (60 sts)

Rows 15 & 16: Sl 1, K to end

Change to Yellow

Row 17: K to end

Row 18: * (K in front and back of each st, K5) repeat from * until end (70 sts)

Rows 19 & 20: Sl 1, K to end

Change to Orange

Row 21: K to end

Row 22: * (K in front and back of each st, K6) repeat from * until end (80 sts)

Rows 23 & 24: Sl 1, K to end

Change to Red

Row 25: K to end

Row 26: * (K in front and back of each st, K7) repeat from * until end (90 sts)

Rows 27 & 28: Sl 1, K to end

cast off loosely in garter stitch in red yarn

Sew in ends. Display your rainbow!

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