This pattern corresponds to Block 38 of my 52 Square Pickup KAL 🙂
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– CO 43 sts with US 7 (4.5 mm) needles.
|I always cast on and bind off stitches with larger needles than I use for the main work. This prevent my cast on and bind off rows from being too tight.|
– With US 6 (4 mm) needles, knit 4 rows.
|Slip first stitch on every row as if you were to knit it, but without knitting it (except on the first row). It will form a neat and sturdy border.|
– Continue working as follows:
4 garter sts, FENCES pattern over 35 sts, 4 garter sts until you have a total length of 8’’ (20.5 cm).
I knitted 3 times the FENCES pattern complete + rows 1) to 7) again.
– Knit 4 rows.
– Bind off with US 7 (4.5 mm) needle. Cut yarn and weave in ends.
k all sts, all rows.
(Over a multiple of 6 sts. I added 5 more sts to reach our needed 35.)
Row 1) (RS) [p1, k3, p1, k1], p1, k3, p1
Row 2) k1, p3, k1, [p1, k1, p3, k1]
Row 3) [p5, k1], p5
Row 4) k5, [p1, k5]
Row 5) [p1, k3, p1, k1], p1, k3, p1
Row 6) k1, p3, k1, [p1, k1, p3, k1]
Row 7) [k5, p1], k5
Row 8) p2, k1, p2, [p3, k1, p2]
Row 9) [k1, p1, k1, p1, k2], k1, p1, k1, p1, k1
Row 10) p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, [p2, k1, p1, k1, p1]
Row 11) [p2, k1, p3], p2, k1, p2
Row 12) k2, p1, k2, [k3, p1, k2]
Row 13) [k1, p1, k1, p1, k2], k1, p1, k1, p1, k1
Row 14) p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, [p2, k1, p1, k1, p1]
Row 15) [k2, p1, k3], k2, p1, k2
Row 16) p5, [k1, p5]
If you want to support my work, you can buy the PDF file containing patterns 1 to 20 of my 52 Square Pickup KAL HERE. It includes all 20 patterns, photos, charts and control tables for each. As a “Beginner Stitch Patterns” mini book it could be a great resource for your future projects. And all for the cost of 2 Venti!! 😆