Friday, July 18, 2014

Half Open Seeds

Sample knit with Malabrigo Worsted on US size 8 addi needles
Multiple of 3 + 2

Row 1: (WS) k
Row 2: k1, *k3tog, leaving sts on left needle, k first st again, then k last two sts together, *k1
Row 3: p
Row 4: k

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!

Friday, July 11, 2014

Pillar and Web


Left: wrong side
Right: right side - but both look nice!

Multiple of 6 + 2

Use two needles, one four sizes larger than the other.

Use the larger needle to cast on

Row 1: (WS) with larger needle, knit
Row 2: with smaller needle - k1 *(skip 3 sts, p fourth st and pull it over 3 skipped sts) 3 times, p the 3 skipped sts; rep from *, end k1

Repeat these two rows for the pattern.  Cast on and bind off edges will be scalloped.