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December ’18 stitch of the month: Mistletoe Berries

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One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

Cable needle


k = knit; m1 = make one stitch, pick up loop between bobble and next stitch and work into the back of this loop; p = purl; pw = purlwise; rep = repeat; RSF = right side facing; sl = slip; st(s) = stitch(es); tbl = through back of loop; tog = together


C3L = slip next stitch onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, k2sts from left hand needle, then k1 st from cable needle

C3R = slip next 2 stitches onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, k1 st from left hand needle, then k2sts from cable needle

MB = make bobble: (K1, p1, k1) into next 2sts tog, turn, p3, turn, k3tog tbl



Multiple of 14sts + 8sts

We added 3 garter stitches at each end but these are NOT included in the instructions below.

1st row: RSF, k.

2nd row: P.

3rd row: K10, (sl2pw, k12) to last 12sts, sl2pw, k10.

4th row: P10, (sl2pw, p12) to last 12sts, sl2pw, p10.

5th row: K8, (C3R, C3L, k8) to end.

6th row: P.

7th row: K10, MB, m1, (k12, MB, m1) to last 10sts, k10.

8th row: P.

9th row: K3, (sl2pw, k12) to last 5sts, sl2pw, k3.

10th row: P3, (sl2pw, p12) to last 5sts, sl2pw, p3.

11th row: K1, (C3R, C3L, k8) to last 7sts, C3R, C3L, k1.

12th row: P.

13th row: K3, MB, m1, (k12, MB, m1) to last 3sts, k3.

14th row: P

Rep 3rd to 14th rows.

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