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Stitch of the month: June lace leaves

YOU WILL NEED:

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

ABBREVIATIONS:

alt = alternate; k = knit; p = purl; rep = repeat; RSF = right side facing; SKPO = slip one, knit one, pass slipped stitch over; SKTPO = slip one, knit two together, pass slipped stitch over; st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together; yfd = yarn forward

 

Multiple of 10sts + 11sts:

1st row: RSF, k1, *k2, k2tog, yfd, k1, yfd, SKPO, k3, rep from * to end.

2nd and every alt row: P.

3rd row: K1, *k1, k2tog, (k1, yfd) twice, k1, SKPO, k2, rep from * to end.

5th row: K1, *k2tog, k2, yfd, k1, yfd, k2, SKPO, k1, rep from * to end.

7th row: K2tog, *k3, yfd, k1, yfd, k3, SKTPO, rep from * to last 9sts, k3, yfd, k1, yfd, k3, SKPO.

9th row: K1, *yfd, SKPO, k5, k2tog, yfd, k1, rep from * to end.

11th row: K1, *yfd, k1, SKPO, k3, k2tog, k1, yfd, k1, rep from * to end.

13th row: K1, *yfd, k2, SKPO, k1, k2tog, k2, yfd, k1, rep from * to end.

15th row: K1, *yfd, k3, SKTPO, k3, yfd, k1, rep from * to end.

16th row: P.

Repeat these 16 rows.

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Stitch of the month: May butterfly blocks

 

 

YOU WILL NEED:

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit; p = purl; patt = pattern; pw = purlwise; rep = repeat; RSF = right side facing; sl = slip; st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together.

 

Multiple of 10sts + 7sts:

1st row: RSF, k.

2nd row: P6, [take yarn to the opposite side (back) of work, sl5pw, return yarn to front of work, p5] to last st, p1.

3rd to 6th row: Rep 1st and 2nd row twice more.

7th row: K1, (k7, take right-hand needle under the 3 long strands and k them tog with the next st on left-hand needle, k2) to last 6sts, k6.

8th row: P1, take yarn to the opposite side (back) of work, sl5pw, return yarn to front of work, [p5, take yarn to the opposite side (back) of work, sl5pw, return yarn to front of work] to last st, p1.

9th row: K.

10th and 11th row: Rep 8th and 9th row.

12th row: As 8th row.

13th row: K1, (k2, take right-hand needle under the 3 long strands and k them tog with the next st on left-hand needle, k7) to last 6sts, k2, take right-hand needle under the 3 long strands and k them tog with the next st on left-hand needle, k3.

Rep rows 2-13 for patt.

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Stitch of the month: April rope cables

YOU WILL NEED:

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

One cable needle

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit; p = purl; rep = repeat; WSF = wrong side facing

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:

C2L = knit into back of second stitch then knit first stitch slipping both stitches off the needle together

C3B = slip next stitch onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, k2sts from left hand needle, then k1 st from cable needle

C3F = slip next 2sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, k1 st from left hand needle, then k2sts from cable needle

C4F = slip next 2sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, k2sts from left hand needle, then k2sts from cable needle

T3B = slip next stitch onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, k2sts from left hand needle, then p1 st from cable needle

T3F = slip next 2sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, p1 st from left hand needle, then k2sts from cable needle

Multiple of 12sts + 4sts:

1st row: WSF, *(k1, p2) twice, k4, p2, rep from * to last 4sts, k1, p2, k1.

2nd row: P1, C2L, p1, *k8, p1, C2L, p1, rep from * to end.

3rd row: As 1st row.

4th row: P1, C2L, p1, *T3F, k2, T3B, p1, C2L, p1, rep from * to end.

5th row: K1, p2, (k2, p2) to last st, k1.

6th row: P1, C2L, *p2, T3F, T3B, p2, C2L, rep from * to last st, p1.

7th row: K1, p2, *k3, p4, k3, p2, rep from * to last st, k1.

8th row: P1, C2L, *p3, C4F, p3, C2L, rep from * to last st, p1.

9th row: As 7th row.

10th row: P1, C2L, *p2, C3B, C3F, p2, C2L, rep from * to last st, p1.

11th row: As 5th row.

12th row: P1, C2L, p1, *C3B, k2, C3F, p1, C2L, p1, rep from * to end.

13th row: As 1st row.

14th row: As 2nd row.

Rep these 14 rows.

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Stitch of the month: March woven horizontal herringbone

YOU WILL NEED:

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using.

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit; k(p)w = knit(purl)wise; p = purl; rep = repeat; RSF = right side facing; sl = slip; st(s) = stitch(es); yb = take yarn to back of work; yfd = bring yarn to front of work.

1st row: RSF, k3, (yfd, sl 2sts kw, yb, k2) to last st, k1.

2nd row: P2, (yb, sl 2sts pw, yfd, p2) to last 2sts, p2.

3rd row: K1, yfd, sl 2sts kw, yb, (k2, yfd, sl 2sts, yb) to last st, k1.

4th row: P4, (yb, sl 2sts pw, yfd, p2) to end.

5th to 12th row: Rep 1st to 4th row twice more.

13th row: As 3rd row.

14th row: As 2nd row.

15th row: As 1st row.

16th row: As 4th row.

17th to 24th row: Rep 13th to 16th row twice more.

Rep these 24 rows.