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Knit the Body of the Cocoon
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The knotted I-cord edge of the Baby Cocoon.

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  1. Continue in Stockinette Stitch until piece measures 16 inches from top of hood.
  2. *K6, K2tog. Repeat from * around. 35 stitches.
  3. Knit the next round.
  4. *K5, K2tog. Repeat from * around. 30 stitches.
  5. Knit.
  6. *K4, K2tog. Repeat from * around. 25 stitches.
  7. Knit.
  8. *K3, K2tog. Repeat from * around. 20 stitches.
  9. Knit.
  10. *K2, K2tog. Repeat from * around. 15 stitches.
  11. Knit.
  12. *K1, K2tog. Repeat from * around. 10 stitches.
  13. Knit.
  14. K2tog around. 5 stitches.
  15. Continue in Stockinette Stitch for about 6 inches -- this is a 5-stitch I-cord.
  16. Bind off all stitches.

Finishing:

Weave in ends, tie knot in I-cord. Stick a baby in it, you're done!

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