Wednesday, April 5, 2017

April 5th 2017 Swatch - Moss Diamonds

April 5th 2017 Swatch – Moss Diamonds

Copyright © Janet Nogle 2017



Level of Difficulty:   Easy

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

Notes:  B = border stitch of 2 knit stitches on each side.

This design is done with Multiple of (10 + 7 +border) 17 + 4 Border = 21 stitches.

Cast on:      22
Border:
Row 1:        Knit across.
Row 2:        Knit across.

Pattern:
Row 1:        (RS) B2, *(K3, P1) x2, K1, P1; repeat from * to last 9: K3, P1, K3, BK2.
Row 2:        B2, *(P3, K1) x2, P1, K1; repeat from * to last 9: P3, K1, P3, B2.
Row 3:        B2, K2, * P1, K1, P1, *(K3, P1) x2, K1, P1; repeat from * to last 4: K2, B2.
Row 4:        B2, P2, K1, P1, K1, *(P3, K1) x 2, P1, K1; repeat from * to last 4: P2, B2.   
Row 5:        B2, (K1, P1) x3, *(K2, P1) x2, (K1, P1) x 2, repeat from * to last 3: K1, B2.
Row 6:        B2, (P1, K1) x3, *(P2, K1) x2, (P1, K1) x2, repeat from * to last 3: P1, B2.
Row 7:        B2, K2, P1, K1, P1, *(K3, P1) X2, K1, P1; repeat from * to last 4: K2, B2.
Row 8:        B2, P2, K1, P1, K1, *(P3, K1) x2, P1, K1; repeat from * to last 4: P2, B2.
Row 9:        B2, *(K3, P1) x2, K1, P1; repeat from * to last 9: K3, P1, K3, B2.
Row 10:      B2, *(P3, K1) x2, P1, K1; repeat from * to last 9: P3, K1, P3, B2.
Row 11:      B2, K3, P1, *K2, (P1, K1) x2, P1, K2, P1; repeat from * to last 5: K3, B2.
Row 12:      B2, P3, K1, *P2, (K1, P1) x2, K1, P2, K1; repeat from * to last 5: P3, B2.

Repeat rows 1-12 till desired length (I repeated rows 1-12 one more time.)

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

Bind off and weave in ends.

For a larger item such as a cloth, just add “10” stitches more to enlarge.  For a cloth, you could make it 30+7 = 37 + border 6 stitches = 43.



















































Monday, March 20, 2017

March 20th 2017 Swatch - Slanted Eyelet Rib

March 20th 2017 Swatch – Slanted Eyelet Rib

Copyright © Janet Nogle 2017



Level of Difficulty:  Easy

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

Notes:  B = border stitch of 2 knit stitches on each side.
C2B: Knit 2nd stitch on needle, leaving it on the needle, knit the 1st stitch, drop both stitches from needle. See more info at www.knittinghelp.com if you want to see how this is done or google the procedure.

This design is done with Multiple of (8 +border) 16 + 4 Border = 20 stitches.

Cast on:      20
Border:
Row 1:        Knit across.
Row 2:        Knit across.
Pattern:
Row 1:        BK2, *K3, P2, K2Tog, YO, C2B, P1; repeat from *, end BK2
Row 2:        BK2, *K2, P3, K2, P3; repeat from *, end BK2.
Row 3:        BK2, *K3, P1, K2Tog, YO, C2B, P2; repeat from *, end BK2.
Row 4:        BK2, *K2, P4, K1, P3; repeat from *, end BK2.     
Row 5:        BK2, *K3, K2Tog, YO, C2B, K1, P2; repeat *, end BK2.
Row 6:        BK2, *K2, P8; repeat from *, BK2.
Row 7:        BK2, *K2, K2Tog, YO, C2B, K2, P2; repeat from *, end BK2.
Row 8:        BK2, *K2, P8; repeat from *, end BK2.
Row 9:        BK2, *K1, K2Tog, YO, C2B, K3, P2; repeat from *, end BK2.
Row 10:      BK2, *K2, P3, K1, P4; repeat from *, end BK2.
Row 11:      BK2, *K2Tog, YO, C2B, P1, K3, P2; repeat from *, end BK2.
Row 12:      BK2, *K2, P3, K2, P3; repeat from *, end BK2.

Repeat rows 1-12 till desired length (I repeated rows 1-12 one more time.)

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

Bind off and weave in ends.

For a larger item such as a cloth, just add a combination of “8” stitches to enlarge.  You might want to also add a few more border stitches as well. 






































Sunday, February 19, 2017

February 20th 2017 Swatch - Lacy Lattice Stitch

February 20th 2017 Swatch – Lacy Lattice Stitch

Copyright © Janet Nogle 2017

Level of Difficulty:   Easy




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

Notes:  B=Border stitches, YO = Yarn over, P3Tog= Purl 3 stitches together, SK2P=Slip 1, K2Tog, Pass Slip Stitch Together, K2Tog = Knit 2 stitches together.

This design is done with Multiple of (6 +1+border)  6 + 1=13 + 6 (Border) = 19.

Cast on:      19
Border:
Row 1:        Knit across.
Row 2:        Knit across.
Pattern:
Row 1:        (RS) B3, K1, *YO, P1, P3Tog, P1, YO, K1; Repeat from *, end B3.
Row 2:        (WS) B3, P13, B3.
Row 3:        B3, K2, YO, SK2P, YO *K3, YO, SK2P, YO; Repeat from * to last 5 stitches:  K2, B3.
Row 4:        B3, P13, B3.         
Row 5:        B3, P2Tog, P1, YO, K1, YO, P1, *P3Tog, P1, YO, K1, YO, P1; Repeat from * to last 5 stitches, P2Tog, B3.
Row 6:        B3, P13, B3.
Row 7:        B3, K2Tog, YO, K3, YO *SK2P, YO, K3, YO; Repeat from * to last 5: SKP, B3.
Row 8:        B3, P13, B3.

Repeat rows 1-8 till desired length (I repeated rows 1-8 two more times, and rows 1-6 one more time).

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

Bind off and weave in ends.

You can make a cloth by using 30+1= 31, Plus border: 6 = 37


































































Sunday, February 5, 2017

Feb 5th 2017 Swatch - Lacy Heart

February 5th 2017 Swatch – Lacy Heart


Copyright © Janet Nogle 2017

In honor of Valentine's Day here is a great looking coaster:



Level of  Difficulty:       Easy                       

Materials:  1 Skein cotton yarn, #6 US Knitting Needles.

Notes:
YO:  Yarn over / SSK – Slip 1, slip 1, Knit 2 together / Sl – slip / (KW) knitwise.

Cast on:  21
Border:
Rows 1-2:  Knit across.
Pattern:
Row 1:            Knit across.
Row 2:            K2, K17, K2.
Repeat rows 1 & 2 for four (4) more times.
Row 11:         K9, K2Tog, YO, K10.
Row 12:         K2, P17, K2.
Row 13:         K8, K2Tog, YO, K1, YO, SSK, K8.
Row 14:         K2, P17, K2.
Row 15:         K7, K2Tog,  YO, K3, YO, SSK, K7.
Row 16:         K2, P17, K2
Row 17:         K6, K2Tog, YO, K1, YO, Sl 2 Tog (KW), K1, Pass 2 slipped sts over, YO, K1, YO, SSK, K6.
Row 18:         K2, P17, K2.
Row 19:         K8, YO, K2Tog, K1, SSK, YO, K8.
Row 20:         K2, P17, K2.
Row 21:         Knit across.
Row 22:         K2, P17, K2.
Repeat rows 21 & 22 four (4) more times.

Border:
Rows 1 & 2:   Knit across.

Bind off, weave in ends.

Janet Nogle


























































































Monday, January 23, 2017

January 20th Swatch - Waffle Stitch

January 20th 2017 Swatch- Waffle Stitch

Copyright © Janet Nogle 2016





Level of Difficulty:  Easy

Materials:  1 skein cotton yarn - #6 US Knitting Needle
Cast on:  Multiple 3 + 1 (18 + 1+ 4 = 23)
Border:
Rows 1 & 2:    Knit across.

Pattern:
Row 1:            K2, P1, *K2, P1; repeat from * to last 2, K2.
Row 2:            K3, *P2, K1; repeat from * to last 2, K2.
Row 3:            K2, P1, *K2, P1; repeat from * to last 2, K2.
Row 4:            Knit across.

Repeat above 4 rows till desired length.  I repeated the pattern 5 more times.

Border:
Rows 1 & 2:   Knit across.

Bind off and weave in ends.


Janet Nogle
jcnogle@gmail.com