Monday, January 30, 2017

Day 18 A Year of Stitches

Today's stitches will be

Bee Stitch and Tunisian Knit Stitch

Bee Stitch

In this stitch, the b in k1b is knit in the row below.

Multiples of 2

Row 1: Knit all stitches.
Row 2: *K1, k1b; rep from * to end.
Row 3: Knit all stitches.
Row 4: K2, *k1b, k1; rep from * to last 2 stitches, k2.

Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

Tunisian Knit Stitch

Any number of stitches

Ch the number of sts desired or needed for project.

R1A:  Working in the back bump of the chain, starting in the 2nd ch from the hook, draw up a loop.
R1B:  ch 1, * wrap yarn around the hook, pull through 2 loops.  Rep from * to the end.

R2A: * Insert hook to the left of the front vertical bar and the right of the back vertical bar under the horizontal ch, draw up a loop.  Rep from * across.  End by inserting hook between the left leg and the center of the ch 1 to draw up a loop.
R2B:  ch  1. * wrap yarn around the hook, pull through 2 loops.  Rep from * to the end.

Rep R2A and R2B until you have a square or your project is finished.

Finishing is done by sl st across working under the vertical bar.