Sunday, April 10, 2016

Primrose Edging

Sample knit with fingering weight yarn on US Size 4 needles
The stitch count is not consistent throughout.  The initial 11 stitches cast on increase to 18 by Row 5, and then decrease back to 11 at the end of Row 8.

Cast on 11
Knit one row - this is not repeated

Row 1:  k3, yo, k2tog, k1, ssk, cast on 4 sts, k2tog, k1 - 13 sts
Row 2:  k10, yo, k2tog, k1
Row 3:  k3, yo, k2tog, ssk, (yo, k1) four times, yo, k2tog - 16 sts
Row 4:  k13, yo, k2tog, k1
Row 5:  k3, yo, k2tog, ssk, (yo, k1) twice, yo, sl-k2tog-psso, (yo, k1) twice, yo, k2tog - 18 sts
Row 6:  k15, yo, k2tog, k1
Row 7:  k3, yo, k2tog, k11, k2tog - 17 sts
Row 8:  bind off 6 sts, k7, yo, k2tog, k1 - 11 sts

Repeat these 8 Rows for pattern.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Knotted Cords

Sample knit with bulky weight yarn on US size 10 needles

Multiple of 7

Row 1 (RS): *p2, k1, p1, k1, p2
Row 2: *k2, p1, k1, p1, k2
Row 3: *p2, (k1, k1 tbl, k1) in next st, p1, (k1, k1 tbl, k1) into next stitch, p2
Row 4: *k2, p3tog, k1, p3tog, k2

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!