Thursday, July 5, 2018

July 2018 Swatch - Double Twisted Rib


Copyright © Janet Nogle 2018



1 skein of cotton yarn, #6 US Knitting Needles.

Note: B2: border stitches K2; K1 tbl, K1 through the back loop; P1 tbl, P1 through the back loop. For instructions on “through the back loop: check www.knittinghelp.com or do a Google search for video. It is easier to watch than to explain.

Cast on:   Multiple of 2 + 1 (17 + 4Border = 21)

Border:
Rows 1-2:   Knit across.
Pattern:
Row 1:        B2, *K1tbl, P1; Repeat from * to last 3: K1tbl, B2.
Row 2:        B2, *P1tbl, K1; Repeat from * to last 3: P1tbl, B2.

Repeat rows 1-2 for pattern. I worked the 2-row set 11 times


Border:
Rows 1-2:   Knit across.

Bind off, weave in ends.

Janet Nogle
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

June 20th 2018 Swatch - Gate Pattern


Copyright © Janet Nogle 2018


1 skein of cotton yarn, #6 US Knitting Needles.
Note: B1: border stitches K1; K2Tog = Knit 2 together; YO = Yarn over; SSK = Slip 1, slip 1, knit 2 together.

Note: Row 9:   YO should be around the needle and in a Purl position until the last YO; the last YO should be in place for knitting the last K1, then B1.

Cast on:   Multiple of 10 + 2 (22+2= 24)

Border:
Rows 1-2:   Knit across.

Pattern:
Row 1:        B1, K1, *YO, SSK, K3, P5; repeat from *, end K1, B1.
Row 2:        B1, K1, *K5, P5; repeat from *, end K1, B1.
Row 3:        B1, K1, *K1, YO, SSK, K2, K5; repeat from *, end K1, B1,
Row 4:        B1, K1, *K5, P5; repeat from *, K1, B1.
Row 5:        B1, K1, *K2, YO, SSK, K1, P5; repeat from *, end K1, B1.
Row 6:        B1, K1, *K5, P5; repeat from *, K1, B1.
Row 7:        B1, K1, *K3, YO, SSK, P5; repeat from *, K1, B1.
Row 8:        B1, K1, *K5, P5; repeat from *, K1, B1.
Row 9:        B1, K1, *P5, K3, K2Tog, YO; repeat from *; end K1, B1.
Row 10:      B1, K1, *P5, K5; repeat from *, end K1, B1.
Row 11:      B1, K1, *P5, K2, K2Tog, YO, K1; repeat from *, end K1, B1.
Row 12:      B1, K1, *P5, K5; repeat from *, end K1, B1.
Row 13:      B1, K1, *P5, K1, K2Tog, YO, K2; repeat from * end K1, B1.
Row 14:      B1, K1, *P5, K5; repeat from *, K1, B1.
Row 15:      B1, K1, *P5, K2Tog, YO, K3; repeat from *, end K1, B1.
Row 16:      B1, K1, *P5, K5; repeat from *, end K1, B1.

Repeat rows 1-16 for pattern, I worked rows 1-16 once and worked rows 1-8 one more time.

Border:
Rows 1-2:   Knit across.

Bind off, weave in ends.

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Janet Nogle











































































Tuesday, June 5, 2018

June 5th 2018 Swatch Garter Stitch Stripe


Copyright © Janet Nogle 2018




1 skein of cotton yarn, #6 US Knitting Needles.
Note: B2: border stitches K2.

Cast on:   Any number of stitches, for this one cast on 20

Border:
Rows 1-2:   Knit across.

Pattern:
Row 1:        Knit across
Row 2:        B2, P16, B2.
Row 3:        Knit across.
Row 4:        Knit across.
Repeat rows 1-4 for pattern. I worked the 4-row set 7 times


Border:
Rows 1-2:   Knit across.

Bind off, weave in ends.

Janet Nogle








































































Sunday, May 20, 2018

May 20th 2018 Swatch Lace Rib Stitch

Our last swatch for May:


May 20th 2018 Swatch Lace Rib Stitch
Copyright © Janet Nogle 2018




Materials:
1 skein of cotton yarn, #6 or #7 Knitting Needles.
Notes:  B2 = K2; K2Tog: Knit 2 sts together; SKP: Slip 1, Knit 1, Pass slipped sts over; SK2P: Slip 1, Knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over; YO = Yarn Over
Cast on: Multiple 10 + 1 (20 + 1 + 4Border= 25)

Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.

Pattern:
Row 1:           Knit across.
Row 2:           B2, P16, B2.
Row 3:           B2, P1, YO, SKP, K1, K2Tog, YO, P1, K2, P1, YO, SKP, K1, K2Tog, YO, P1, B2. (P1, after the B2: leave yarn in the “purl” position to begin the SKP.  After the
K2Tog, start the YO, P1 by making sure you totally wrap the yarn around the needle before completing the P1, otherwise you will have 1 stitch less than you should have).
Row 4:           B2, P16, B2.
Row 5:           B2, P1, K1, YO, SK2P, YO, K1, P1, K2, P1, K1, YO, SK2P, YO, K1, P1, B2.
Row 6:           B2, P16, B2.
Repeat rows 3-6 for pattern. I knitted the set of rows a total of 5 times and worked rows 3 & 4 once more and then work the following:

Pre-Border 1:          Knit across.
Pre-Border 2:          B2, P16, B2.
Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.

Bind off and weave in ends.



 Janet Nogle




















































































Friday, May 4, 2018

May 5th 2018 Swatch - Spring Dragon

Here is our first Swatch for May:


May 5th 2018 Swatch Spring Dragon

Copyright © Janet Nogle 2018


Materials:
1 skein of cotton yarn, #6 or #7 Knitting Needles.
Notes:  B = Border Stitches

Cast on: 26 (22+4Bor=26)

Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.
Pattern:
Row 1:           Knit across.
Row 2:           B2, P22, B2.
Repeat rows 1 & 2, two more times.

Row 7:           B2, K13, P2, K7, B2.
Row 8:           B2, P7, K3, P12, B2.
Row 9:           B2, K3, P1, K8, P3, K7, B2.
Row 10:        B2, P2, K3, P3, K3, P6, K1, P4, B2.
Row 11:        B2, K5, P1, K5, P3, K1, P6, K1, B2.
Row 12:        B2, P1, K11, P3, K1, P6, B2.
Row 13:        B2, K7, P1, K2, P10, K2, B2.
Row 14:        B2, P3, K11, P8, B2.
Row 15:        B2, K9, P6, K7, B2
Row 16:        B2, P10, K4, P8, B2.
Row 17:        B2, K6, P7, K9, B2.
Row 18:        B2, P10, K1, P1, K6, P4, B2.
Row 19:        B2, K2, P8, K12, B2.
Row 20:        B2, P12, K9, P1, B2.
Row 21:        B2, K1, P3, K2, P3, K13, B2.
Row 22:        B2, P13, K4, P5, B2.
Row 23:        B2, K5, P4, K13, B2.
Row 24:        B2, P13, K5, P4, B2.
Row 25:        B2, K4, P4, K14, B2.
Row 26:        B2, P15, K2, P5, B2.
Row 27:        Knit across
Row 28:        B2, P22, B2.

Repeat rows 27 & 28 two more times

Rows 1-2:     Knit across.

Bind off and weave in ends.





















































































Friday, April 20, 2018

April 20th 2018 Swatch - Bead Stitch


April 20th 2018 Swatch Bead Stitch
Copyright © Janet Nogle 2018

Materials:

1 skein of cotton yarn, #6 or #7 Knitting Needles.

Notes:  B = Border stitches K2
SKP=Slip 1, Knit 1, pass slipped stitch over; K2Tog=Knit 2 stitches together;
YO=Yarn over; P2Tog tbl=Purl 2 together through the back loop (check it out on knittinghelp.com); P3Tog = Purl 3 stitches together.

Cast on: Multiple 7 (21 + 4Border = 25)

Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.
Pattern:
Row 1:           B2, K1, K2Tog, YO, K1, YO, SKP, *K2, K2Tog, YO, K1, YO, SKP; repeat from *, end last 3: K1, B2.
Row 2:           B2, *P2Tog tbl, YO,  P3, YO, P2Tog; repeat from *, end B2.
Row 3:           B2, K1, YO, SKP, K1, K2Tog, YO, *K2, YO, SKP, K1, K2Tog, YO; Rep from * to last 3: K1, B2.
Row 4:           B2, P2, YO, P3Tog, YO, *P4, YO, P3Tog, YO; repeat from * last 4: P2, B2.

I repeated rows 1-4 six more time.

Rows 1-2:     Knit across.

Bind off and weave in ends.















































Friday, April 6, 2018

April 5th 2018 Swatch - Boxes N Stripes



April 1st 2018 Swatch Boxes N Stripes
Copyright © Janet Nogle 2018



Materials:
1 skein of cotton yarn, #6 or #7 Knitting Needles.
Notes:  B = Border Stitches (K1, P1 OR P1, K1  where noted)
Cast on: Multiple 6 + 3 (18+3= 21 + 4Border = 25)
Border:
Rows 1-2:     K1, P1 across, end K1.
Pattern:
Row 1:          B-K1, P1, K21, B-P1, K1.
Row 2:          B-K1, P1, K21, B-P1, K1.
Row 3:          B-K1, P1, K21, B-P1, K1.
Row 4:          B-K1, P1, K21, B-P1, K1.
Row 5:          B-K1, P1, K21, B-P1, K1.
Row 6:          B-K1, P1, K3, *P3, K3; repeat from *, end B-P1, K1.
Row 7:          B-K1, P1, K21, B- P1, K1.
Row 8:          B-K1, P1, K3, *P3, K3; repeat from *, end B-P1, K1.
Row 9:          B-K1, P1, K21, B- P1, K1.
Row 10:        B-K1, P1, K21, B- P1, K1.
Row 11:        B-K1, P1, K21, B- P1, K1.
Row 12:        B-K1, P1, K21, B- P1, K1.
Row 13:        B-K1, P1, K21, B- P1, K1.
Row 14:        B-K1, P1, P3, *K3, P3; repeat from *, end B-P1, K1.
Row 15:        B-K1, P1, K21, B- P1, K1.
Row 16:        B-K1, P1, P3, *K3, P3; repeat from *, end B-P1, K1.

I repeated rows 1-16 one more time.

Rows 1-2:     K1, P1 across, end K1.

Bind off and weave in ends.