Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Day 13 a year of stitches

Today's stitches will be

Cat's Eye and Offset shells

Cat's Eye

This is a Shetland lace stitch.  It uses a multiple of 4 sts.

R1: (RS) k4, * (yo) twice, k4.  Rep from *.
R2: P2, *p2tog, (p1, k1) into the double yo of prev row, p2tog; rep from *, end p2
R3: k2, yo, *k4, (yo) twice; rep from *, end k4, yo, k2.
R4: p3, *(p2tog) twice, (p1, k1) into the double yo of prev row; rep from *. End (p2tog) twice, p3.

Rep R 1-4.

Offset shells

This uses a multiple of 6 sts plus 3

R1:  2 dc in 4th ch from hook,* sk 2 ch, sc in next ch, sk 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch.  Rep from * across. End with 3 dc in last ch.  Ch 1, turn.
R2:  Sc in 1st dc, *5 dc in sc, sc in 3rd dc.  Rep from * across.  ch 3 turn.
R3:  2 dc in sc, * sc in 3rd dc, 5 dc in sc.  Rep from * across.  End with 3 dc in last sc.  ch 1, turn.

Rep R 2 & 3.