FLAGS: BLOCK 1 OF 52 SQUARE PICKUP

FLAGS stitch knitting pattern 52 SQUARE PICKUP knitted blanket OhLaLana dishcloth free pattern

Hello!! We start our “52-SQUARE PICKUP” KAL with a pattern that has a lot of texture: flags stitch pattern. I hope you like it as much as I do 🙂

Next block will be published next Friday. I’ll try to take this week to think about the best time to release each pattern. We are part of a global community and I know some of you are reading this on Saturday 5th!! It is so strange to try to work with different time zones… I’ll do my best and let you know. 

See you soon!

Cecilia

PS: I already started with the Alphabet Dishcloths, did you see it? Letter A is ready! I plan to check all boxes in my 2019 goals list 🙂

You just find this MKAL?

Don’t worry, you can start now! Look for more info in the following page: 52-SQUARE PICKUP: An all year round KAL”.

You’re also welcome to join our Ravelry group.


UPDATE February 2020

If you want to add the pattern to your Ravelry library, click HERE.

The entire pattern is below.

You can also find this pattern in my collection “52 SQUARE PICKUP: Patterns 1 to 20” HERE. As a “Beginner Stitch Patterns” mini book it could be a great resource for your future projects.

The high quality PDF file includes:

  • gauge/tension info and materials
  • written instructions
  • charted instructions
  • row-by-row CONTROL TABLE for each block: specially prepared for novice knitters, with integrated instructions for the block pattern AND edge stitches, to avoid confusion. You can use the table cells to check each row as you finish it, and there is a column for every repeat of the pattern you need to make according to the instructions. A great resource to print and check your progress as you knit.

52 square pickup KAL


BLOCK 1: FLAGS

FLAGS stitch knitting pattern 52 SQUARE PICKUP knitted blanket OhLaLana dishcloth free pattern

ABBREVIATIONS

  • CO: cast on
  • RS: right side
  • WS: wrong side
  • st: stitch
  • k: knit
  • p: purl

INSTRUCTIONS

– CO 43 sts with US 7 (4.5 mm) needles.

– With US 6 (4 mm) needles, knit 4 rows.

– Continue working as follows:

4 garter sts, FLAGS Stitch over 35 sts, 4 garter sts (see the stitch glossary below)​ until you have a total length of 8’’ (20.5 cm).

I knitted 9 times the FLAGS pattern complete + row 1.

– Knit 4 rows.

– Bind off with US 7 (4.5 mm) needle. Cut yarn and weave in ends.

FLAGS stitch knitting pattern 52 SQUARE PICKUP knitted blanket OhLaLana dishcloth free pattern

STITCH GLOSSARY  

Garter Stitch  

k all sts, all rows.

FLAGS Stitch

(Over a multiple of 7 + 1 sts. I added 6 more sts to adjust for our needed 35.)

Repeat instructions between brackets as many times as needed. For this block, make them a total of 4 times, horizontally.

Row 1) (RS) k1, [p1, k6], p1, k5

Row 2) p4, k2, [p5, k2], p1

Row 3) k1, [p3, k4], p3, k3

Row 4) p2, k4, [p3, k4], p1

Row 5) k1, [p5, k2], p5, k1

Row 6) k6, [p1, k6], p1

FLAGS stitch knitting pattern 52 SQUARE PICKUP knitted blanket OhLaLana dishcloth free pattern

FLAGS Stitch – CHART

  • Read all odd rows from right to left, and all even rows from left to right.
  • Repeat the grey painted part as many times as the pattern calls for (4 times horizontally in the case of this block).

FLAGS stitch knitting pattern 52 SQUARE PICKUP knitted blanket OhLaLana dishcloth free pattern

 

4 Comments on “FLAGS: BLOCK 1 OF 52 SQUARE PICKUP

    • Hi Linda! Do you mean the picture of the real square, of the charted pattern?

      • The real square. Not the chart. You already have a pdf with the chart. It would be nice to have a picture of the finished square on the pattern.

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