Sunday, May 8, 2022

False Knot Stitch

 

Sample knit with DK yarn on US 8 needles

There is some curl since this is worked on a background of reverse stocking stitch. You may want to consider adding a border depending on how you plan to use the stitch.

Multiple of 10 + 3

Row 1: p4 *k5, p5; rep from *, end p4

Rows 2 and 4: k4 *p5, k5; rep from *, end k4

Row 3: p3 *p next st and leave on left needle, kbl of same st and drop from needle, k1, p3tog, kfb next st, p4

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.


Happy Knitting!




Friday, April 29, 2022

Little Leaves Stitch

 

Sample knit with DK yarn on US 8 needles

Multiple of 5 + 2

To make leaf: working into stitch four rows below third stitch on left needle, draw up a loop and place on left needle; yo on right needle; into same stitch as before, draw up a second loop and place on left needle; yo on right needle; into same stitch as before, draw up a third loop and place on left needle, then knit the three loops and next stitch on left needle together through the back loop; pass the two yarn over loops over the stitch just worked.  Leaf is now complete.

Rows 1 and 3: knit

Row 2 and all Even Rows: purl

Row 5: k2 *make leaf, k4; rep from * to end

Don't forget Row 6 - purl

Repeat these six rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!