In the Sundance Beach Bag, Tonia forgoes the traditional bobble and works up one of her own. This bobble uses yarnovers to increase stitches, sk2p’s to decrease stitches and has a garter ridge to add texture. Here’s how:
(RS) Working all into the same st: knit 1, [yo, knit 1] 3 times (Photo 1) turn.
(WS) Knit all 7 sts, turn. (Photo 2)
(RS) *Slip 1 st, knit 2 sts together, pass the slipped st over the st that results from the 2 sts that were knit together (aka: sk2p); rep from * once more, k1, (Photo 3) turn,