Friday, April 20, 2018

April 20th 2018 Swatch - Bead Stitch


April 20th 2018 Swatch Bead Stitch
Copyright © Janet Nogle 2018

Materials:

1 skein of cotton yarn, #6 or #7 Knitting Needles.

Notes:  B = Border stitches K2
SKP=Slip 1, Knit 1, pass slipped stitch over; K2Tog=Knit 2 stitches together;
YO=Yarn over; P2Tog tbl=Purl 2 together through the back loop (check it out on knittinghelp.com); P3Tog = Purl 3 stitches together.

Cast on: Multiple 7 (21 + 4Border = 25)

Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.
Pattern:
Row 1:           B2, K1, K2Tog, YO, K1, YO, SKP, *K2, K2Tog, YO, K1, YO, SKP; repeat from *, end last 3: K1, B2.
Row 2:           B2, *P2Tog tbl, YO,  P3, YO, P2Tog; repeat from *, end B2.
Row 3:           B2, K1, YO, SKP, K1, K2Tog, YO, *K2, YO, SKP, K1, K2Tog, YO; Rep from * to last 3: K1, B2.
Row 4:           B2, P2, YO, P3Tog, YO, *P4, YO, P3Tog, YO; repeat from * last 4: P2, B2.

I repeated rows 1-4 six more time.

Rows 1-2:     Knit across.

Bind off and weave in ends.















































Friday, April 6, 2018

April 5th 2018 Swatch - Boxes N Stripes



April 1st 2018 Swatch Boxes N Stripes
Copyright © Janet Nogle 2018



Materials:
1 skein of cotton yarn, #6 or #7 Knitting Needles.
Notes:  B = Border Stitches (K1, P1 OR P1, K1  where noted)
Cast on: Multiple 6 + 3 (18+3= 21 + 4Border = 25)
Border:
Rows 1-2:     K1, P1 across, end K1.
Pattern:
Row 1:          B-K1, P1, K21, B-P1, K1.
Row 2:          B-K1, P1, K21, B-P1, K1.
Row 3:          B-K1, P1, K21, B-P1, K1.
Row 4:          B-K1, P1, K21, B-P1, K1.
Row 5:          B-K1, P1, K21, B-P1, K1.
Row 6:          B-K1, P1, K3, *P3, K3; repeat from *, end B-P1, K1.
Row 7:          B-K1, P1, K21, B- P1, K1.
Row 8:          B-K1, P1, K3, *P3, K3; repeat from *, end B-P1, K1.
Row 9:          B-K1, P1, K21, B- P1, K1.
Row 10:        B-K1, P1, K21, B- P1, K1.
Row 11:        B-K1, P1, K21, B- P1, K1.
Row 12:        B-K1, P1, K21, B- P1, K1.
Row 13:        B-K1, P1, K21, B- P1, K1.
Row 14:        B-K1, P1, P3, *K3, P3; repeat from *, end B-P1, K1.
Row 15:        B-K1, P1, K21, B- P1, K1.
Row 16:        B-K1, P1, P3, *K3, P3; repeat from *, end B-P1, K1.

I repeated rows 1-16 one more time.

Rows 1-2:     K1, P1 across, end K1.

Bind off and weave in ends.





















































































Monday, March 19, 2018

March 20th, 2018 Swatch All Over Eyelets

Here is our Swatch for March 20th.


March 20th 2018 Swatch All Over Eyelets
Copyright © Janet Nogle 2018



Materials:
1 skein of cotton yarn, #6 or #7 Knitting Needles.
Notes:  B2 = K2; K2Tog: Knit 2 sts together; SKP: Slip 1, Knit 1, Pass slipped sts over.
Cast on: Multiple 10 + 1 (20 + 1 + 4Border= 25)

Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.
Pattern:
Row 1:           Knit across.
Row 2:           B2, P21, B2.
Row 3:           B2, K3, *K2Tog, YO, K1, YO, SKP, K5; repeat from * to last 10; K2Tog, YO, K1, YO, SKP, K3, B2.
Row 4:           B2, P21, B2.
Row 5:           Knit across.
Row 6:           B2, P21, B2.
Row 7:           B2, K1, *YO, SKP, K5, K2Tog, YO, K1; repeat from *, end B2.
Row 8:           B2, P21, B2.
Repeat above 8 rows for pattern. I repeated the 8-row set, 3 more times.

Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.

Bind off and weave in ends.


Janet Nogle

















































































Monday, March 5, 2018

March 5th 2018 Swatch - Little Shamrocks

Here is our first swatch for March:


March 5th 2018 Swatch Little Shamrocks
Copyright © Janet Nogle 2018


Materials:
1 skein of cotton yarn, #6 or #7 Knitting Needles.
Notes:  B2 = K2
Cast on: 24
Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.
Pattern:
Row 1:           Knit across.
Row 2:           B2, P20, B2.
Repeat rows 1 and 2, 4 more times.

Row 11:        B2, K3, P2, K2, P1, K4, P2, K2, P1, K3, B2.
Row 12:        B2, P3, K1, P2, K3, P3, K1, P2, K3, P2, B2.
Row 13:        B2, K2, P3, K1, P1, K4, P3, K1, P1, K4, B2.
Row 14:        B2, P5, K1, P8, K1, P5, B2.
Row 15:        B2, K2, P3, K1, P3, K2, P3, K1, P3, K2, B2.
Row 16:        B2, P2, K3, P1, K3, P2, K3, P1, K3, P2, B2.
Row 17:        B2, K3, P2, K1, P2, K4, P2, K1, P2, K3, B2.
Row 18:        B2, P20, B2.
Row 19:        Knit across.

Repeat rows 18 & 19, 4 more times.
Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.
Bind off and weave in ends.


Janet Nogle




































































Monday, February 19, 2018

February 20th 2018 Swatch - Lacy Lattice

February 20th 2018 Swatch Lacy Lattice

Copyright © Janet Nogle 2018



Materials:
1 skein of cotton yarn, #6 or #7 Knitting Needles.
Notes:  B1 = K1, P3Tog = Purl 3 stitches together, SK2P=Sl 1, K2Tog, PSSO, SKP=Slip 1, K1, PSSO.

Cast on: Multiple of 6 + 1 (18 + 1=19 + 2=21) Cast on 21
Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.

Pattern:
Row 1:           (RS) B1, K1, *YO, P1, P3Tog, P1, YO, K1; repeat from *, end B1.
Row 2:           B1, P19, B1.
Row 3:           B1, K2, YO SK2P, YO, *K3, YO, SK2P, YO; repeat from * to last 3: K2, B1.
Row 4:           B1, P19, B1.
Row 5:           B1, P2Tog, P1, YO, K1, YO, P1, *P3Tog, P1, YO, K1, YO, P1; repeat from * to last 3: P2Tog, B1.
Row 6:           B1, P19, B1.
Row 7:           B1, K2Tog, YO, K3, YO, *SK2P, YO, K3, YO; repeat from * to last 3: SKP, B1.
Row 8:           B1, P19, B1.

Repeat rows 1-8 till desired length, I repeated rows 1-8 for 2 more times and rows 1-4 one more time.

Notes:
With a YO and P1, make sure your YO goes over the needle.

Make sure you repeat your YO’s where designated or your stitch count will be off. If it is involved with a repeat set (*-*), make sure you repeat along with the set.

Dishcloth: Cast on 30+1=31 +8 border = 39. Work as above.








































































Monday, February 5, 2018

February 5th 2018 Swatch - Tweed Stitch

February 5th 2018 Swatch Tweed Stitch

Copyright © Janet Nogle 2018


                                                        Right Side
                                                         Wrong Side

Notes:  B2 = Knit 2 stitches, WYIB=with yarn in back, WYIF=with yarn in front, PW=Purl Wise, Sl=Slip 1.

Materials:
1 skein cotton yarn, #6 or #7 knitting needles.
Cast on:  multi 2 + 1 (14+4+1=19) cast on 19
Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.


Pattern:
Row 1:           (RS) B2, P2, *WYIB Sl 1 (PW), WYIF P1; repeat from *, end with P1, B2.
Row 2:           B2, K1, *WYIF Sl 1 (PW), WYIB K1; repeat from *, end B2.
Repeat the above two rows until desired length, I repeated pattern 15 more times.
Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.
Bind off, weave in ends.

Multiple of 2 + 1 (28+1=29 +8 Border = 37
Work 4 stitches on each side for border and work rows 1 and 2 to finish the cloth.

Janet Nogle





























































































Saturday, January 20, 2018

January 20th 2018 Swatch - Chequerboard N Lace

Here is our second swatch for January:

January 20th 2018 Swatch – Chequerboard N Lace
Copyright © Janet Nogle 2017

Materials: 1 skein of cotton yarn.
#6 US Knitting Needles

Notes:  B = border stitch of 2 knit stitch on each side.
K2Tog = Knit 2 stitches together, YO = Yarn Over

Cast on:      Multiple of 12 + 8 (12 + 8 + 4 = 24 stitches)

Border:
Row 1:        Knit across.
Row 2:        Knit across.

Pattern:
Row 1:        B2, K7, *(YO K2Tog) x 3, K6; repeat from *, end K1, B2
Row 2:        B2, P20, B2.
Row 3:        B2, K7, *(K2Tog, YO) x3, K6; repeat from *, end K1, B2.
Row 4:        B2, P20, B2.
Row 5:        B2, K7, *(YO, K2Tog) x3, K6; repeat from *, end K1, B2.
Row 6:        B2, P20, B2.
Row 7:        B2, K7, *(K2Tog, YO) x3, K6; repeat from *, end K1, B2,
Row 8:        B2, P20, B2.
Row 9:        B2, K1, *(YO, K2Tog) x3, K6; repeat from * to last 9; (YO, K2Tog) x3, K1, B2.
Row 10:      B2, P20, B2.
Row 11:      B2, K1, *(K2Tog, YO) x3, K6; repeat from * to last 9: (K2Tog, YO) x3, K1, B2.
Row 12:      B2, P20, B2,
Row 13:      B2, K1, *(YO, K2Tog) x 3, K6; repeat from * to last 9: (YO, K2Tog) x 3, K1, B2.
Row 14:      B2, P20, B2.
Row 15:      B2, K1, *(K2Tog, YO) X 3, K6; repeat from * to last 9: (K2Tog, YO) x 3, K1, B2.
Row 16:      B2, P20, B2.

Repeat rows 1-16 to desired length ( I knitted the 16 row set twice).

Border:
Row 1:        Knit across
Row 2:        Knit across

Bind off, weave in ends.
For Dishcloth: You can cast on 40 (24+8+8 = 40)
8 stitches for border of 4 stitches for each side, the reminder of stitches (32) are for the pattern.


Janet Nogle