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Scrap of aran yarn (about 25g should do it)
Cable needle (or if, like me, you always lose them whatever stick you have to hand)
Wool needle and buttons for sewing up
Cast on 12 stitches
Row 1; Slip first two stitches purlwise holding the yarn at the back of the work, knit the next stitch (give the yarn a good tug as you do so to get a good curl on the i-cord edging ) P1,K1 to last three stitches, K3
Row 2; Slip first two stitches purlwise holding the yarn at the back of the work, purl the next stitch (giving the yarn a good tug as you do so to get a good curl on the i-cord edging) K1,P1 to last three stitches P3
Row 3; As row 1
Row 4; as row 2
Row 5; as row 1
Row 6 (and all even rows complete i-cord edging instructions as give in row 2 for the first and last three stitches in the row referred to as i-cord p for the remains of the pattern, odd numbered rows should follow the pattern as set in row one and will be referred to as i-cord k)) K1,M1 across central stitches (18 st total)
Begin cable pattern as follows (Remembering to continue with the i-cord pattern as set)
Row 1; i-cord k, p2, (C4B) twice, p2, k3
Row2; i-cord p, k2, p8, k2, p3
Row 3; i-cord k, p2, k2, C4F, k2, p2, k3
Row 4; i-cord p, k2, p8, k2, p3
Cont in cable pattern until cuff is long enough to fit around wrist finishing on row 4 of cable patt)
Dec. Row; i-cord k, K2tog across central stitches to last 3, k3
Beginning with Row 2 of moss stitch edging work a further 4 row and cast off in pattern.
To make up. Overlap moss stitch edgings and sew neatly adding decorative buttons if required.