Friday, February 10, 2017

Day 26 A Year of Stitches

Today's stitches will be

Little Lace Chain and Diamonds

Little Lace Chain

This is a panel of 8 sts.  This can be a fabric if repeated.  It will be a linear fabric.

R1 and all wrong side rows: (WS) - P.  **NOTE** On R5, work k1p1 in double yo of prev row.
R2: k1, k2tog, yo, twist next 2 sts (k2tog, but do not slip off, insert right needle tip between the two and k the first st. sl both sts from needle together), yo, ssk, k1
R4: k2tog, yo, k2tog, (yo) twice, ssk, yo, ssk
R6: k2, yo, ssk, k2tog, yo, k2.

Rep R1 - R6 until you have a square or you have desired length


Diamonds

With Valentines day coming up, it seems that diamonds, love and weddings are on my mind. 

Multiple of 5 + 1

Petal: (dc, ch3, sl st, ch 3, dc) all in one ch or ch sp

R1: (RS) - dc in 4th ch from hook; * ch 1, sk 4 ch, work petal in next ch; rep from * to last 2 ch, sk next ch, dc in last ch; ch 3, turn.
R2: dc infirst dc; * ch 1, work petal in ch 1 sp between next 2 petals; rep from * across, end last rep with petal in last ch 1 sp, sk next dc, dc in top of turning ch, ch 3, turn.

Rep R 2 for pattern.  Rep until there is a square or desired length is reached.

Final Row: sc in first dc; * ch 4, sc in ch 1 sp between petals; rep from * across, end last rep with ch 2, sk next dc, sc in top of turning ch.