Friday, April 19, 2019

Cross Stitch Left

Sample knit with DK weight yarn, US 7 needles

Multiple of 4 + 2

Row 1 (ws): k1 *p, wrapping ea st twice; end k1

Row 2: k1 *wyib, sl 4 sts, dropping extra wraps; with left needle, pick up 1st and 2nd sts and pass them over 3rd and 4th sts and place them on left needle, then slip 3rd and 4th sts back to left needle keeping them in front of 1st and 2nd sts, knit same four sts; end k1

Row 3: k1, p2 *p, wrapping ea st twice; end p2, k1

Row 4: k3 *wyib, sl 4 sts, dropping extra wraps; with left needle, pick up 1st and 2nd sts and pass them over 3rd and 4th sts and place them on left needle, then slip 3rd and 4th sts back to left needle keeping them in front of 1st and 2nd sts, knit same four sts; end k3

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!


Cross Stitch Right

Sample knit with worsted weight yarn, US 7 needles

Multiple of 4 + 2

Row 1 (ws): k1 *p, wrapping ea st twice; end k1

Row 2: k1 *wyib, sl next 4 sts, dropping extra wraps, then slip 4 sts back to left needle.  With right needle, pull 3rd and 4th sts over 1st and 2nd sts so they are in front of 1st and 2nd sts on left needle, knit same four sts; end k1

Row 3: k1, p2 *p, wrapping ea st twice; end p2, k1

Row 4: k3 *wyib, sl next 4 sts, dropping extra wraps, then slip 4 sts back to left needle.  With right needle, pull 3rd and 4th sts over 1st and 2nd sts so they are in front of 1st and 2nd sts on left needle, knit same four sts; end k3

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!