Friday, June 7, 2019

Jack In The Pulpit Stitch

Sample knit with fingering weight yarn, US 7 needles

The back of this stitch pattern makes a neat bubble effect - good stitch for projects where the back will show.


Multiple of 4 + 3

**The yarn is to be held in back throughout the pattern when slipping stitches

Row 1 (rs):  k2, p1 *yo, p4; end yo, p2, k2

Row 2: k3 *yo, sl 1 wyib, drop yo from previous row, k3

Row 3: k2, p1 *yo, slip both the yo and slipped st of previous row, p3; end p1, k2

Row 4: k3 *yo, slip 2 yo and slipped st of previous row, k3

Row 5: k2, p1 *yo, slip 3 yo and slipped st of previous row, p3; end p1, k2

Row 6: k3 *purl the four yo together and pull over the slipped st and off the left needle, then knit the slipped stitch, then with left needle pick up the four yo from the front and purl them together again, k3

Row 7: k2 *k2tog, p1, ssk, p1; end k2 instead of p1

Row 8: k

Repeat these 8 rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!



Friday, May 31, 2019

Three and One Stitch

Sample knit with fingering weight yarn, US 7 needles

Multiple of 4 + 3

Row 1 (rs): k3 *sl-1 wyib, k3
Row 2: k3 *sl-1 wyif, k3
Row 3: k1 *sl-1 wyib, k3; end sl-1 wyib, k1
Row 4: k1 *sl-1 wyif, k3; end sl-1 wyif, k1

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!