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Saturday, October 27, 2012

Basket Weave Moss Stitch



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


A beautiful basket weave stitch with a seed stitch twist. In this case seed stitch elements are added to the traditional basket weave stitch of stockinette and reverse stockinette. Ideal for throws and blankets either overall or border.
You need a stitch number multiple of 14 + 1 + 2 edge stitches. Repeat the pattern between the * as many times as you like.

Instructions


Rows 1, 3 & 5: edge st, * k5, p5, (k1, p1) x 2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Rows 2, 4 & 6: edge st, k1, * p1, k1, p1, k6, p5; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 7: edge st, knit across to last st, edge st
Row 8: edge st, purl across to last st, edge st
Rows 9, 11 & 13: edge st, * p5, (k1, p1) x 2, k5; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Rows 10, 12 & 14: edge st, p1, * p4, (k1, p1) x 2, k6; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 15: edge st, knit across to last st, edge st
Row 16: edge st, purl across to last st, edge st
Rows 17, 19 & 21: edge st, * (k1, p1) x 2, k6, p4; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Rows 18, 20 & 22: edge st, k1, * k4, p5, (k1, p1) x 2, k1; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 23: edge st, knit across to last st, edge st
Row 24: edge st, purl across to last st, edge st
Repeat rows 1 through 24.
Difficulty level: Easy

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