Sunday, October 30, 2011

cloth # 11

This is a known older stitch pattern. I just added a simple knit border, it is a fun, quick easy knit. The off set placement of the cables really gives it good texture, great for a washcloth. The cables are easy enough to do without a cable needle :D


unblocked in photo, using P&C's lemon


cloth # 11

7 1/2" by 7 1/2" unblocked
Size 8 US needles & Cable needle
50 yards worsted weight cotton yarn
exact gauge is not essential to this project

k = knit
P = purl
C4b = slide 2 stitches onto cable needle hold on back side of work, knit 2 stitches from left hand needle, then knit the 2 stitches off of the cable needle
( )x = repeat directions inside brackets as many times as indicated

Cast on 36 stitches

1 - 6 ) knit

7 ) k5, ( p1, k4, p2, k2, p1 )x 2, p1, k4, p1, k5
8 ) k6, ( p4, k2, p2, k2 )x 2, p4, k6
9 ) k5, p1, ( k4, p2, k2, p2 )x 2, k4, p1, k5
10) k6, ( p4, k2, p2, k2 )x 2, p4, k6
11 ) k5, ( p1, c4b, p2, k2, p1 )x 2, p1, c4b, p1, k5
12 ) k6, ( p4, k2, p2, k2 )x 2, p4, k6
13 ) k5, p1, ( k4, p2, k2, p2 )x 2, k4, p1, k5
14 ) k6, ( p4, k2, p2, k2 )x 2, p4, k6
15 ) k5, ( p2, k2, p2, k4 )x 2, p2, k2, p2, k5
16 ) k7, ( p2, k2, p4, k2 )x 2, p2, k7
17 ) k5, ( p2, k2, p2, k4 )x 2, p2, k2, p2, k5
18 ) k7, ( p2, k2, p4, k2 )x 2, p2, k7
19 ) k5, ( p2, k2, p2, c4b )x 2, p2, k2, p2, k5
20) k7, ( p2, k2, p4, k2 )x 2, p2, k7
21 ) k5, ( p2, k2, p2, k4 )x 2, p2, k2, p2, k5
22 ) k7, ( p2, k2, p4, k2 )x 2, p2, k7

Repeat rows 7 - 22

Knit 6 rows

Bind off and weave in ends.
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