Sunday, May 9, 2010

Cloth # 8




 
Cloth # 8
Size 8 US needles
Exact gauge is not essential to this project
7 1/2" by 7 1/2"
75 yards worsted cotton yarn
k = knit
P = purl
Cast on 34 stitches
Knit 3 rows
1 ) K4, * slide needle purl wise into the first stitch, knit the second stitch through the first stitch, knit back loop of first stitch * repeat to last 4 stitches, k4
2 ) k4, purl to last four stitches, k4
3 ) k5, * slide needle purl wise into the first stitch, knit the second stitch through the first stitch, knit back loop of first stitch * repeat to last 4 stitches, k4
4 ) k4, purl to last four stitches, k4
Repeat 1 - 4 until you get the size you want, I went to 7 ½ inches
Knit 3 rows
Bind off, weave in ends.



This stitch pattern can be found in stitch guides from the 1930's.
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