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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, MOUNTAINS pattern over 35 sts, 4 garter sts until you have a total length of 8’’ (20.5 cm).
I knitted 4 times the MOUNTAINS 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 14 sts. I added 7 more sts to reach our needed 35.)
Row 1) (RS) k all sts
Row 2) p7, [k1, p5, k1, p7]
Row 3) k all sts
Row 4) k1, p5, k1, [k2, p3, k3, p5, k1]
Row 5) k all sts
Row 6) k2, p3, k2, [k2, p3, k4, p3, k2]
Row 7) k all sts
Row 8) k2, p3, k2, [k3, p1, k5, p3, k2]
Row 9) k all sts
Row 10) k3, p1, k3, [k10, p1, k3]
Row 11) k all sts
Row 12) k all sts
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!! 😆