Wednesday, June 18, 2014

August 2012 Stitch of the Month Crochet

August 2012 Stitch of the Month Crochet

 Multiples of 10 chain plus 1.

For sample chain 21

Row 1: Starting in 2nd ch from hook, * 1 sc in each of next 5 ch, l dc in each of next 5 ch, repeat
from * across, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: 1 sc in each dc & 1 dc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.

Repeat Row 2 until square.  

Note: These are another good one for coasters. 


Sunday, June 15, 2014

Variegated Swirl Knit Ski Hat

Variegated Swirl Knit Ski Hat      2014@ by N L Banks
Materials needed

Worsted weight yarn in main
A variegated color for second yarn
10 stitch markers 
1 row counter
Size 5 and 7 circular knitting needles
1 set size 7 double pointed needles
1 yarn needle

Note: slip markers as you come to them.
PM = place marker

Using size 5 circular needles and main, cast on 112

Rd 1: Knit

Rd 2: Purl

Rd 3: Knit 2, Purl 2 round,

Rd 4 to Rd 10: repeat round 3.

Change to size 7 circular needles and variegated yarn.

Rd 11 to rd 14: knit, drop variegated but do not cut the yarn after rd 14, attach main

Rd 15 to Rd 30: with main, knit 3, with variegated knit 3, around, carry yarn loosely behind work.

Rd 31: drop the solid color and with the variegated, knit and decease 2 stitches this round only.

Rd 32 & 33: knit.

Rd 34: knit with the variegated, and place a marker after every 10th stitch, fasten off the variegated.

Rd 35: with main, knit to 2 stitches before marker, knit 2 tog.

Rd 36: knit.

Change to the size 7 double points when you need to.

Repeat rounds 35 and 36 until you have 10 stitches left. Run yarn needle through the remaining stitches, draw up tight, and run through again. Fasten off. Weave in the ends.

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