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.





















































































Monday, March 19, 2018

March 20th, 2018 Swatch All Over Eyelets

Here is our Swatch for March 20th.


March 20th 2018 Swatch All Over Eyelets
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.
Cast on: Multiple 10 + 1 (20 + 1 + 4Border= 25)

Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.
Pattern:
Row 1:           Knit across.
Row 2:           B2, P21, B2.
Row 3:           B2, K3, *K2Tog, YO, K1, YO, SKP, K5; repeat from * to last 10; K2Tog, YO, K1, YO, SKP, K3, B2.
Row 4:           B2, P21, B2.
Row 5:           Knit across.
Row 6:           B2, P21, B2.
Row 7:           B2, K1, *YO, SKP, K5, K2Tog, YO, K1; repeat from *, end B2.
Row 8:           B2, P21, B2.
Repeat above 8 rows for pattern. I repeated the 8-row set, 3 more times.

Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.

Bind off and weave in ends.


Janet Nogle

















































































Monday, March 5, 2018

March 5th 2018 Swatch - Little Shamrocks

Here is our first swatch for March:


March 5th 2018 Swatch Little Shamrocks
Copyright © Janet Nogle 2018


Materials:
1 skein of cotton yarn, #6 or #7 Knitting Needles.
Notes:  B2 = K2
Cast on: 24
Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.
Pattern:
Row 1:           Knit across.
Row 2:           B2, P20, B2.
Repeat rows 1 and 2, 4 more times.

Row 11:        B2, K3, P2, K2, P1, K4, P2, K2, P1, K3, B2.
Row 12:        B2, P3, K1, P2, K3, P3, K1, P2, K3, P2, B2.
Row 13:        B2, K2, P3, K1, P1, K4, P3, K1, P1, K4, B2.
Row 14:        B2, P5, K1, P8, K1, P5, B2.
Row 15:        B2, K2, P3, K1, P3, K2, P3, K1, P3, K2, B2.
Row 16:        B2, P2, K3, P1, K3, P2, K3, P1, K3, P2, B2.
Row 17:        B2, K3, P2, K1, P2, K4, P2, K1, P2, K3, B2.
Row 18:        B2, P20, B2.
Row 19:        Knit across.

Repeat rows 18 & 19, 4 more times.
Border:
Rows 1-2:     Knit across.
Bind off and weave in ends.


Janet Nogle