Sunday, December 27, 2015

Drop Stitch

Sample knit on US Size 10 needles with Sapphires-n-Purls Targhee Bulky in Mango Tango

Multiple of 3 + 2

Rows 1, 3 and 5 (WS): k2 *p1, k2; rep from *
Rows 2 and 4: p2 *k1, p2; rep from *
Row 6: p2 *drop next st off needle, unravel it 4 rows down; then insert right needle from front into the 5th stitch down, under the 4 loose strands, and knit, drawing stitch up and catching loose strands behind it, p2; rep from *

Repeat these six rows for pattern.

Happy Knitting!  
(Sorry for the poor lighting, today was rainy and the lamp doesn't have the brightest bulb!)

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Twisted Stockinette Rib

Sample knit with Sapphires-n-Purls Merino DK on US Size 7 needles

Multiple of 3

Row 1 (RS): *k2tog, leaving sts on needle, k first st again, slip both from needle, k1; rep from *
Rows 2 and 4: purl
Row 3: *k1, k2tog, leaving sts on needle, k first st again, slip both from needle; rep from *

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.  This stitch will curl, so you may want to add a garter/seed stitch border depending on what you are knitting.

Happy Knitting!

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Double Corded Rib

Sample knit with US Size 7 Needles on Sapphires-n-Purls Merino DK Yarn

Multiple of 7 + 3

Row 1 (RS): *k3, (sl 1 purlwise, k1, yo, psso the k1 and the yo) twice, repeat from *, end row with k3
Row 2: k3 *p4, k3, repeat from *

Repeat these two rows for the pattern - video below!

Happy Knitting!