Saturday, December 19, 2009

Cloth # 5 ( x-mas tree )



Unblocked in photo
Cloth #5
This pattern assumes some knowledge of stranded and intarsia knitting.
I used stranded knitting with the bottom center of tree as well as the top. Intarsia with the white areas and boarders.

Size 6 US needles
25 yards worsted weight Christmas colors cotton yarn
21 yards worsted weight white cotton yarn
4 yards worsted weight green cotton yarn
1 yards worsted weight yellow cotton yarn
Exact gauge is not essential to this project
Stitches
k = knit
p = purl
g = use green yarn to those stitches
w = use white yarn to those stitches
y = use yellow yarn to those stitches
xmas = use multi colored Christmas yarn

Cast on 35 stitches with xmas colored yarn.
Knit 7 rows with xmas
8) k5 xmas, k25 w, k5 xmas
9) k5 xmas, p25 w, k5 xmas
10) k5 xmas, k25 w, k5 xmas
11) k5 xmas, p25 w, k5 xmas
12) k5 xmas, k12 w, k1 g, k12 w, k5 xmas
13) k5 xmas, p12 w, p1 g, p12 w, k5 xmas
14) k5 xmas, k12 w, k1 g ( carry green yarn behind white 2 stitches, for proper placement in next row), k12 w, k5 xmas
15) k5 xmas, p9 w, p7 g, adding new bobbin of white p9 w, k5 xmas
16) k5 xmas, k8 w, k9 g, k8 w, k5 xmas
17) k5 xmas, p7 w, p11 g, p7 w, k5 xmas
18) k5 xmas, k8 w, k9 g, k8 w, k5 xmas
19) k5 xmas, p9 w, p7 g, p9 w, k5 xmas
20) k5 xmas, k8 w, k9 g, k8 w, k5 xmas
21) k5 xmas, p7 w, p11 g, p7 w, k5 xmas
22) k5 xmas, k8 w, k9 g, k8 w, k5 xmas
23) k5 xmas, p9 w, p7 g, p9 w, k5 xmas
24) k5 xmas, k8 w, k9 g, k8 w, k5 xmas
25) k5 xmas, p9 w, p7 g, p9 w, k5 xmas
26) k5 xmas, k10 w, k5 g, k10 w, k5 xmas
27) k5 xmas, p8 w, p9 g, p8 w, k5 xmas
28) k5 xmas, k9 w, k7 g, k9 w, k5 xmas
29) k5 xmas, p10 w, p5 g, p10 w, k5 xmas
30) k5 xmas, k9 w, k7 g, k9 w, k5 xmas
31) k5 xmas, p10 w, p5 g, p10 w, k5 xmas
32) k5 xmas, k11 w, k3 g, k11 w, k5 xmas
33) k5 xmas, p10 w, p5 g, p10 w, k5 xmas
34) k5 xmas, k11 w, k3 g, k11 w, k5 xmas
35) k5 xmas, p10 w, p1 y, p1 w, p1 g, p1 w, p1 y, p10 w, k5 xmas
36) k5 xmas, k11 w, k1 y, k1 g, k1 y, k11 w, k5 xmas
37) k5 xmas, p12 w, p1 y, p12 w, k5 xmas
38) k5 xmas, k11 w, k1 y, k1 w, k1 y, k11 w, k5 xmas
39) k5 xmas, p10 w, p1 y, p3 w, p1 y, p10 w, k5 xmas
40) k5 xmas, k25 w, k5 xmas
41) k5 xmas, p25 w, k5 xmas
42) k5 xmas, k25 w, k5 xmas
43) k5 xmas, p25 w, k5 xmas
Knit 7 rows in xmas color.
Bind off, weave in ends.
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