Sunday, February 5, 2017

Day 24 A Year in Stitches

Today's stitches will be

Ribbon Stitch Cable and Lacy Mesh

Ribbon Stitch Cable

This is the "miscabled" cable.  It really is a stitch. 

Panel of 10 sts

R1:  WS and all other wrong side rows - k2, p6, k2
R2: p2, sl 3 to cable needle and hold in back, k3, k3 from cable needle, p2
R4 & 6: p2, k6, p2
R8: p2, sl 3 to cable needle and hold in front, k3, k3 from cable needle, p2
R10 & 12: p2, k6, p2

Rep R 1-12 until you have a square or reach desired size. 

Lacy Mesh

Multiple of 4 plus 2.

R1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, and in each rem ch, ch 1.  turn.
R2: (RS) - sc in first sc, *ch2, sk 1 sc, cl in next sc, ch 2, sk 1 sc, sc in next sc, rep from * across, ch 5 (counts as tr and ch 1 sp), turn.
R3: sc in top of first cl, *ch 5, sc in top of next cl, rep from * across, ending last rep with ch 1, tr in last sc, ch 1, turn.
R4: sc in tr, *ch 2, cl in next sc, ch 2, sc in next ch 5 sp, rep from * across, ending last rep with sc in 3rd ch of turning ch, ch 5, turn.

Rep R3 & R4 for pattern.

CL =  * yo, insert hook, and draw up a loop to height of a dc, yo and draw through 2 loops; rep from * once.  yo and draw through 3 loops.