Friday, August 29, 2014

Lace Leaf Edging

Sample knit with silk/linen lace weight on US #4 needles

8 Row Repeat:

Cast on 12 stitches

Row 1: (RS) yo, k1, yo, k2, (k2tog) twice, k2, yo, k2tog, k1
Row 2 and all WS Rows: purl
Row 3: yo, k3, yo, k1, (k2tog) twice, k1, yo, k2tog, k1
Row 5: yo, k5, yo, (k2tog) twice, yo, k2tog, k1
Row 7: yo, k3, k2tog, k2, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, k1
Don't forget Row 8 - purl!

Repeat these 8 rows for the pattern until edging is as long as desired.

Happy Knitting!

Friday, August 22, 2014

Knitted Tunisian Rib

Sample knit with worsted weight silk on US #9 needles

Odd number of stitches

Row 1: (WS) k1 *yo, sl 1 wyib, k1
Row 2: k1 *knit through the back loop of the slipped st and yo, k1

Repeat these two rows for the pattern.

You can purchase the yarn I am using HERE.  I only have a small quantity of this; if the link doesn't work, the yarn has sold out.

Happy Knitting!

Friday, August 15, 2014

Lace Stripe

Sample knit with Sport Weight on US 6 needles

Multiple of 4

Row 1: k1 *k1, wrapping yarn twice around needle
Row 2: *slip four sts purlwise, dropping extra wrap; slip sts back to left needle and k1, p1, k1, p1 into same four sts before slipping from left needle

Repeat these two rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!

Friday, August 8, 2014

Spanish Window

Sample knit with Merino Yak Silk yarn on US Size 10 needles

Multiple of 4 + 3

Rows 1 and 3: (WS) k
Row 2: p
Row 4: p3 *yo, k1, yo, p3
Rows 5, 7, 9: k3 *p3, k3
Rows 6 and 8: p3 *yo, k3tog, yo, p3
Row 10: p3 * k3tog, p3

Repeat these ten rows for the pattern.  Happy Knitting!

Friday, August 1, 2014

Closely Wrapped Stitch

Sample knit with Malabrigo Worsted on US 8 needles

Multiple of 4+2

Row 1: knit  (Set up row, won't be repeated)

Row 2: k1 *yo, p2, pass yo over the 2 purl sts, p2* k1
Rows 3 and 5: knit
Row 4: k1 *p2, yo, p2, pass yo over the 2 purl sts* k1

Repeat Rows 2-5

Happy Knitting!