Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Towel Day "Don't Panic" Towel Pattern




Don’t Panic Towel

Corrections made 4/28/08

Materials:

1 cone Peaches & Cream yarn (787 yards)

Size 8 needles

Tapestry needle

Mb= make border (your favorite border, I used seed stitch)

CO 72 sts

7 rows border

Row 1: mb 5 sts, k 62, mb 5 sts

Row 2: mb 5 sts, p 62, mb 5 sts

Rows 3-6: repeat rows 1 and 2

Pattern:

Row 1: mb 5 sts, k6, p2, k2, p5, k2, p1, k2, p1, k1, p1, k3, p1, k4, p1, k6, p1, k4, p1, k2, p1, k2, p2, k3, p3, k5, mb 5 sts

Row 2: mb 5 sts, p5, k3, p3, k2, p2, k1, p2, k1, p4, k1, p6, k1, p4, k1, p3, k1, p1, k1, p2, k1, p2, k5, p2, k2, p6, mb 5 sts

Row 3: mb 5 sts, k5, p1, k2, p1, k3, p1, k3, p2, k2, p1, k1, p1, k3, p1, k4, p1, k6, p1, k3, p2, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k5, mb 5 sts

Row 4: mb 5 sts, p5, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k2, p3, k1, p6, k1, p4, k1, p3, k1, p1, k1, p2, k2, p3, k1, p3, k1, p2, k1, p5, mb 5 sts

Row 5: mb 5 sts, k8, p1, k3, p1, k3, p2, k2, p1, k1, p5, k4, p1, k6, p1, k3, p2, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k5, mb 5 sts

Row 6: mb 5 sts, p5, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k2, p3, k1, p6, k1, p4, k5, p1, k1, p2, k2, p3, k1, p3, k1, p8, mb 5 sts

Row 7: mb 5 sts, k8, p1, k3, p1, k3, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k3, p1, k2, p3, k6, p1, k3, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k5, mb 5 sts

Row 8: mb 5 sts, p5, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p3, k1, p6, k3, p2, k1, p3, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p3, k1, p3, k1, p8, mb 5 sts

Row 9: mb 5 sts, k8, p1, k3, p1, k3, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k3, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k6, p1, k3, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k5, mb 5 sts

Row 10: mb 5 sts, p5, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p3, k1, p6, k1,p2, k1, p1, k1, p3, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p3, k1, p3, k1, p8, mb 5 sts

Row 11: mb 5 sts, k5, p1, k2, p1, k3, p1, k3, p1, k2, p2, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k2, p1, k6, p1, k3, p1, k2, p2, k1, p1, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k5, mb 5 sts

Row 12: mb 5 sts, p5, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k1, p1, k2, p2, k1, p3, k1, p6, k1, p2, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k2, p2, k1, p3, k1, p3, k1, p2, k1, p5, mb 5 sts

Row 13: mb 5 sts, k6, p2, k2, p5, k1, p1, k3, p1, k3, p1, k4, p3, k4, p5, k1, p1, k3, p1, k2, p2, k3, p3, k5, mb 5 sts

Row 14: mb 5 sts, p5, k3, p3, k2, p2, k1, p3, k1, p1, k5, p4, k3, p4, k1, p3, k1, p3, k1, p1, k5, p2, k2, p6, mb 5 sts

Row 15: mb 5 sts, k41, p1, k20, mb 5 sts

Row 16: mb 5 sts, p 20, k1, p41, mb 5 sts

Center of towel:

Row 1: mb 5 sts, k 62, mb 5 sts

Row 2: mb 5 sts, p 62, mb 5 sts

Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until desired length

At this point you may with to add “Don’t Panic” to the other end but if you don’t you can do 7 more rows of border and bind off.

Don’t Panic (word facing other direction)

Row 1: mb 5 sts, p 20, k1, p41, mb 5 sts

Row 2: mb 5 sts, k41, p1, k20, mb 5 sts

Row 3: mb 5 sts, p5, k3, p3, k2, p2, k1, p3, k1, p1, k5, p4, k3, p4, k1, p3, k1, p3, k1, p1, k5, p2, k2, p6, mb 5 sts

Row 4: mb 5 sts, k6, p2, k2, p5, k1, p1, k3, p1, k3, p1, k4, p3, k4, p5, k1, p1, k3, p1, k2, p2, k3, p3, k5, mb 5 sts

Row 5: mb 5 sts, p5, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k1, p1, k2, p2, k1, p3, k1, p6, k1, p2, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k2, p2, k1, p3, k1, p3, k1, p2, k1, p5, mb 5 sts

Row 6: mb 5 sts, k5, p1, k2, p1, k3, p1, k3, p1, k2, p2, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k2, p1, k6, p1, k3, p1, k2, p2, k1, p1, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k5, mb 5 sts

Row 7: mb 5 sts, p5, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p3, k1, p6, k1,p2, k1, p1, k1, p3, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p3, k1, p3, k1, p8, mb 5 sts

Row 8: mb 5 sts, k8, p1, k3, p1, k3, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k3, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k6, p1, k3, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k5, mb 5 sts

Row 9: mb 5 sts, p5, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p3, k1, p6, k3, p2, k1, p3, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p3, k1, p3, k1, p8, mb 5 sts

Row 10: mb 5 sts, k8, p1, k3, p1, k3, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k3, p1, k2, p3, k6, p1, k3, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k5, mb 5 sts

Row 11: mb 5 sts, p5, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k2, p3, k1, p6, k1, p4, k5, p1, k1, p2, k2, p3, k1, p3, k1, p8, mb 5 sts

Row 12: mb 5 sts, k8, p1, k3, p1, k3, p2, k2, p1, k1, p5, k4, p1, k6, p1, k3, p2, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k5, mb 5 sts

Row 13: mb 5 sts, p5, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k2, p3, k1, p6, k1, p4, k1, p3, k1, p1, k1, p2, k2, p3, k1, p3, k1, p2, k1, p5, mb 5 sts

Row 14: mb 5 sts, k5, p1, k2, p1, k3, p1, k3, p2, k2, p1, k1, p1, k3, p1, k4, p1, k6, p1, k3, p2, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k5, mb 5 sts

Row 15: mb 5 sts, p5, k3, p3, k2, p2, k1, p2, k1, p4, k1, p6, k1, p4, k1, p3, k1, p1, k1, p2, k1, p2, k5, p2, k2, p6, mb 5 sts

Row 16: mb 5 sts, k6, p2, k2, p5, k2, p1, k2, p1, k1, p1, k3, p1, k4, p1, k6, p1, k4, p1, k2, p1, k2, p2, k3, p3, k5, mb 5 sts

Row 1: mb 5 sts, k 62, mb 5 sts

Row 2: mb 5 sts, p 62, mb 5 sts

Rows 3-6: repeat rows 1 and 2

7 rows border

Bind off.

Weave in ends

3 comments:

Teresa said...

This is perfect! Thanks so much. I am starting today and I know my son will love it.
Teresa

Shannon Breen said...

So cool! I've got to make one for all the Douglas Adams fans I know (including myself). :)

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