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August ’18 stitch of the month: Medallions

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YOU WILL NEED

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

Cable needle

ABBREVIATIONS

k = knit

p = purl

rep = repeat

R(W)SF = right(wrong) side facing

SKPO = slip one, knit one, pass slipped stitch over

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS

m1 = make 1 stitch: Pick up loop between last and next stitch and k into the back of this loop

m2 = make 2 stitches: Pick up loop between last and next stitch, (k1, p1) into this loop

T4B = slip next 2sts onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, k2sts from left hand needle, then p2sts from cable needle

T4F = slip next 2sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, p2sts from left hand needle, then k2sts from cable needle

 

Multiple of 10sts + 2sts

[NOTE: Stitches should only be counted after the 1st, 6th, 7th or 12th rows.]

 Foundation row: RSF, k1, p3, k4, (p6, k4) to last 4sts, p3, k1.

Commence Pattern

1st row: WSF, k4, p4, (k6, p4) to last 4sts, k4.

2nd row: K1, p1, T4B, m2, T4F, (p2, T4B, m2, T4F) to last 2sts, p1, k1.

3rd row: K2, (p2, k2) to end.

4th row: K1, p1, (k2, p2) to last 4sts, k2, p1, k1.

5th row: As 3rd row.

6th row: K2, (SKPO, p6, k2tog, k2) to end.

7th row: K1, p2, k6, (p4, k6) to last 3sts, p2, k1.

8th row: K1, m1, T4F, p2, T4B, (m2, T4F, p2, T4B) to last st, m1, k1.

9th row: K1, p1, k2, (p2, k2) to last 2sts, p1, k1.

10th row: As 3rd row.

11th row: As 9th row.

12th row: K1, p3, k2tog, k2, SKPO, (p6, k2tog, k2, SKPO) to last 4sts, p3, k1.

Rep these 12 rows.

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