Monday, January 30, 2017

Day 21 A year of Stitches

Today's stitches will be

Heel stitch and Broomstick lace

Heel stitch

This slip stitch pattern is named because it is used for heel flaps on hand knit socks and is really good for hard wear.

Odd number of stitches

R1:  (RS) - * k1, sl 1 wyib.  Rep from * across.  End k1.
R2: P

Rep these 2 rows until you have a square or your project is finished.

Broomstick lace

Hook you are using for the yarn, size 17 - 35 knitting needle

Multiple of 5.

Ch the needed number of sts.

R1:  holding the chain with the tail to the right, put the loop on the hook onto the knitting needle, * insert the hook in the next ch and draw up a loop, put on the needle.  Rep from * across.
R2:  *working under the first 5 loops, ch 1, 5 sc in the bundle of 5 loops, drop off the needle.  Rep from * across.
R3:  * put the loop on the hook onto the needle, insert the hook in the next sc, draw up a loop and put on the needle.
R4:  Rep R2.

Rep R2 & R3 until you have a square or finish your project.