By Nina Haldeman for Juniper Place Yarns
1 skein Tabali by Ester Bitran (Bulky weight cotton)
Size I hook
1 large button
Piece measures approximately 4.5 inches wide, but WILL STRETCH to fit!
13 foundation sc
Row 1: Ch3, 2 dc in first sc, skip 2, sc in next, skip 2, 4 dc in next. skip 2, sc in next, skip 2 and end with 3dc in last sc. Turn
Row 2: Ch1, sc in first st, *skip 2 dc, 4dc in sc, skip 2dc, sc IN SPACE BETWEEN the 2nd and 3rd dc of the group, skip 2 dc, 4dc in sc, skip 2dc, sc in top of turning ch. Turn
Row 3: Ch3, 2 dc in first sc, *skip 2dc, sc IN SPACE BETWEEN the 2nd and 3rd dc of the group. skip 2 dc*, 4dc in sc, repeat from * to * once and end with 3dc in last sc. Turn
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until piece measures 18 inches long, ending with a Row 2.
Last Row (Button Hole row): Ch1, sc into next 4 sts, ch3, skip 3 stitches (you should be skipping the 1dc, 1sc & 1dc in center of row), sc in last 4 sts. Fasten off.
Finishing: Fold beginning row edge up to form a 6.5 inch pocket, leaving the top edge Whipstitch side seams. Sew button on.