Friday, February 10, 2017

Day 28 A Year of Stitches

Todays Stitches will be

Diamond Medallion Pattern and Diamond Puffs

Diamond Medallion Pattern

Panel of 19 sts.

This is a slight elaboration on Mrs. Montague's pattern.  It also uses 3 types of decreases to make the pattern shine.  Try it with just one after to see the differences.  This panel can also be made into a whole fabric by making each panel one repeat.

R1:  (WS) P
R2: K
R4: k7, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k7
R6: k6, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k6
R8: k5, (k2tog, yo) 2x, k1, (yo, ssk) 2x, k5
R10: k4, (k2tog, yo) 2x, k3, (yo, ssk) 2x, k4
R12: k3, (k2tog, yo) 3x, k1, (yo, ssk) 3x, k3
R14: k2, (k2tog, yo) 3x, k3, (yo, ssk) 3x, k2
R16: k1, (k2tog, yo) 3x, k5, (yo, ssk) 3x, k1
R18: k2, (yo, ssk) 3x, k3, (k2tog, yo) 3x, k2
R20: k3, (yo, ssk) 2x, k1, (k2tog, yo) 2x, k3
R22: k4, (yo, ssk) 2x, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, (k2tog, yo) 2x, k4
R24: k5, (yo, ssk) 2x, k1, (k2tog, yo) 2x, k5
R26: k6, yo, ssk, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, k2tog, yo, k6
R28: k7, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k7
R30: k8, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, k8

Rep R1 - 30 until you have a square or desired length. 1 Repeat should be a square.

Diamond Puffs

These sound like they should be a breakfast cereal

Multiple of 4 plus 2

Popcorn: 4 sc in st, drop loop from hook, insert hook in first sc of 4sc, hook dropped loop and pull through. ch 1, pc made.  Popcorns can be sc thru to tr.  Number of sts can be 4 or as many as desired.

R1: sc in 2nd ch and in each remaining ch, ch 1, turn
R2: (RS) - sc in sc; * ch1, sk next sc, pc in next sc, sk next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * across, ch 1, turn.
R3: sc in first sc and in next ch 1 sp; *ch 1, sc in next ch 1 sp; rep from * across, ch 1, turn
R4: sc in first sc and in next ch 1 sp, * pc in next ch 1sp, sc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1; rep from * to last 2 sc, sk next sc, sc in last sc, ch 1, turn.
R5: sc in first sc and in next ch 1 sp; * ch 1, sc in next ch 1 sp; rep from * to last sc, sc in last sc; ch 1 turn.
R6: sc in first sc, ch 1, pc in ch 1 sp; * sc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, pc in next ch 1 sp; rep from * to last 2 sc, sc next sc, sc in last sc; ch 1, turn.

Rep R3 - 6 for the pattern until you have a square or you have reached the desired length.