Friday, July 25, 2014

Ascending Lace

Sample knit with DK weight yarn on US 10 needles

Multiple of 10+2

Row 1: (RS) p2 *(yo, ssk)2, k2, k2tog, yo, p2
All wrong side rows: knit the knits, purl the purls and purl the yarn overs
Row3: p2 *k1, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, p2
Row 5: p2 *yo, ssk, k2, (k2tog, yo)2, p2
Row 7: p2 *k1, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, p2

Don't forget Row 8!

Repeat these 8 rows for the pattern.

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.

Friday, July 4, 2014

Ant Egg Stitch

Sample knit with some of my Superwash Worsted on US 8 needles

Multiple of 4

Row 1 (RS): *k2, sl 2 wyif
Row 2: *p2, k2
Row 3: *sl 2 wyif, k2
Row 4: *k2, p2

Repeat those four rows for the pattern.  Happy Knitting!