Sunday, February 5, 2017

Day 25 A Year in Stitches

Today's Stitches will be

Lace Chain and Delightful Diamonds

Lace Chain

Panel of 10 sts.

R1: (WS and all other wrong side rows) - P.  ***NOTE:  On row 7, work k1p1 in double yo of prev row.***
R2: k2, k2tog, yo, k2tog but do not slip from needle, insert RH needle between the sts just knitted tog and k 1st st again; then sl both from needle together; yo, ssk, k2.
R4: k1, k2tog, yo, k4, yo, ssk, k1
R6: k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, (yo) twice, ssk, k1, yo, ssk
R8: k2, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, k2
R10: k3, yo, ssk, k2tog, yo, k3

Rep R 1-10 until you have a square or desired length.  This panel can be multiplied to create an allover fabric but it will be linear in nature.

Delightful diamonds

Diamonds are a girl's best friend.

Multiple of 16 + 10

R1: RS - sc in 2nd ch from hook, * ch 5, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch, rep from * across, ch 5 turn.
R2: sc in first ch 5 sp, * ch 1, Vst in next sc, ch 1;  (sc in next ch 5 sp, ch 5) 3x, sc in next ch 5 sp, rep from * across, ending last rep with sc in last ch 5 sp, ch 5, dc in last sc, ch 1 turn
R4: *sc in ch 2 sp of next Vst, ch 1, Vst in next sc, ch 1, sc in ch 2 sp of next Vst, (ch 5, sc in next ch 5 sp) 2x, ch 5, rep from * across, ending last rep with sc in ch 2 sp of next Vst, ch 2, dc in sc, ch 2 turn.
R5:sc in first dc, * ch 5, sc in ch 2 sp of next Vst **, (ch 5, sc in next ch 5 sp) 3x, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, ch 5, sc in turning ch loop, ch 5, turn.
R6: *sc in next ch 5 loop, ch 5, rep from * across, ending ast rep with sc in last ch 5 sp, ch 2, dc in last sc, ch 5 turn.
R7: rep R6, ending last rep with ch 2, dc in next ch 5 loop, ch 5 turn.


Rep R 2 - 7 until you have a square or desired length.

Vst is dc, ch2 dc in same st.  This is different from a standard Vst.