Monday, July 13, 2009
july 2009 blanket square
Multiple of 8 stitches
RS Row 1: P3, RT, *p6, RT repeat from * ending with P3
WS Row 2: Knit the knit stitches and purl the purl stitches. (work as such for all wrong side rows)
Row: 3: P2, *BC, FC, P4, repeat from *to end of row.
Row 5: P1, *BC, P2, FC, P2 repeat from * ending with BC, P2, FC, P1
Row 7: *BC, P4, FC repeat from *
Row 9: K1, *p6, LT, repeat from * ending with P6, K1
Row 11: *FC, P4, BC repeat from *
Row 13: P1, * FC, P2, BC, P2 repeat from * ending with FC, P2, BC, P1
Row 15: P2, *FC, BC, P4, repeat from * ending with FC, BC, P2
Row 16: Work one wrong side row.
Repeat rows 1 -16
Legend for Abbreviations and Notes
Back Cross (BC): slip 1 stitch to dpn and hold in back; k1, then p1 from dpn
Front Cross (FC): slip 1 stitch to dpn and hold in front; p1, then k1 from dpn
Right Twist (RT): skip the first stitch; knit the second stitch, then knit the skipped stitch
Left Twist (LT): slip 1 stitch to dpn and hold in front; k1, then k1 from dpn
For practice swatch cast on 24 stitches and work 16 rows. Measure swatch and determine your gauge. Finished square should measure 12” by 12”.