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Saturday, September 1, 2012

Saturday Stitch: Bracket Stitch

Every Saturday I will share with you a new stitch.
Today's stitch is: Bracket Stitch

Checkered rows of moss (seed) stitch patches in stockinette brackets, ideal for sweaters, scarves, cowls, blankets etc.


You need a stitch number multiple of 14 + 1 + 2 edge stitches. Repeat the pattern between  * as many times as you like. 
Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 9: edge st, * p2, k2, (p1, k1) x 3, p1, k2, p1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8, 10: edge st, k2, * p3, (k1, p1) x 2, k1, p3, k2; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 11: same as row 1
Row 12: edge st, purl across to last st, edge st
Row 13, 15, 17, 19, 21: edge st, * (k1, p1) x 2, k2, p3, k2, p1, k1, p1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 14, 16, 18, 20, 22: edge st, k1, * p1, k1, p3, k3, p3, k1, p1, k1; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 23: same as row 13
Row 24: edge st, purl across to last st, edge st
Repeat rows 1 to 24.
Difficulty level: Easy

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