Thursday, July 29, 2010
Mystery Quilt Along POST #3
*Row 1: (RS) k1, turn
Row 2: and all WS rows: purl all sts in that section
Row 3: sl 1, k1, turn
Row 5: sl 1, k2, turn
Row 7: sl 1, k3, turn
Row 9: sl 1, k4, Do not turn.*
Repeat from * to * to end of row, turn.
Left side triangle
Row 1: (WS) k1, turn
Row 2: kfb, turn
Row 3: k1, p2tog, turn
Row 4: k1, m1, k1, turn
Row 5: k1, p1, p2tog, turn
Row 6 and all RS rows: knit to last st, m1, k1
Row 7: k1 p2, p2tog, turn
Row 9: k1, p3, p2tog, do not turn, work tier one:
Row 1: (WS), With wrong side facing, pick up and
purl 5 sts along selvedge edge of next triangle. Sl last st
picked up onto left needle and p2tog, turn.
Row 2: k5 , turn
Row 3: sl 1, P3, p2tog, turn
repeat last two rows 4 times (5 stitches).
Right side triangle
Row 1: (WS) Pick up and purl 5 sts along selvedge of next triangle or square, turn
Row 2 and all RS rows: knit to end of sts in this section, turn.
Row 3: sl 1, p to last two stitches, k2tog, turn
Repeat last two rows until only 2 sts remain.
On next odd row: k2tog
The remaining stitch will be counted as the first stitch picked up for the first square in the next tier.
Turn and transfer this stitch to the right needle.
Row 1: (RS) With right side facing, pick up and knit 5 sts along selvedge of next square or triangle. For the first square only, the remaining stitch from the last tier counts as 1 picked up stitch. Sl last stitch picked up to left needle and ssk, turn.
Row 2: p5, turn
Row 3: sl 1, k3, ssk, turn
Repeat the last 2 rows until all 5 sts remain.
Do not turn.
Repeat another tier two triangle.
Then continue by working [Left triangle, tier one, right side triangle and tier two] until 37 inches then go to Final Tier Triangles.
Final Tier Triangles
Row 1: (RS) With RS facing, pick up and knit 5sts along selvedge of next square or triangle. For the first triangle only, the st remaining counts as the first picked up st. Sl last st picked up to left needle and ssk, turn.
Row 2 and all WS rows: purl to the end of sts in the section. Turn.
Row 3: k2tog, k3, ssk, turn
Row 5: k2tog, k2, ssk, turn
Row 7: k2tog, k1, ssk, turn
Row 8: k2tog, ssk, turn
Row 9: sl 1, ssk, psso, do not turn. The rem st will count as first st picked up for next triangles. When all triangles have been worked, fasten off last st.
Kf&b: Knit the next stitch and leave on left hand needle; knit the stitch again thru the back loop.
K2tog: Knit next two stitches together
M1: Make 1 stitch – With left hand needle, pick up bar from between the last worked stitch and next unworked stitch. Place Left hand needle in from front to back; knit that loop thru the back loop.
P2tog: Purl next two stitches together
RS: Right Side
SSK: Slip next two stitches individually from left needle to right needle; slip left needle into the front of the stitches; k2tog thru the back loop.
WS: Wrong Side
Turn: Stop where you are and flip work over (as if you’ve finished the row) and work the wrong side as told.