If you follow me on Instagram (@ohlalana.designs) or Facebook, you already know that I’m missing a bit my 2019 Beginner KAL “52 Square Pickup”. Designing stitch patterns is so much fun for me! And I feel very grateful for being able to work of what I love ❤
So… I’m designing some new patterns that you can use on their own as dishcloths, or add them to your 52SP collection. And keep those blankets growing!
I don’t know with what frequency I’ll be posting these new blocks, but I’ll let you know in the usual ways (IG, FB, Ravelry, email notifications, Patreon) each time I publish one out.
I hope you also enjoy them!
PS: I called this block “Stacked boxes II” because, as I’m sure you’ll remember, I already named “Stacked boxes” to one of my 52 SP patterns (HERE).
– 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, STACKED BOXES II Stitch pattern over 35 sts, 4 garter sts until you have a total length of 8’’ (20.5 cm).
Knit 4 times the STACKED BOXES II Stitch 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 12 sts. I added 11 more sts to reach our needed 35.)
Repeat instructions between brackets as many times as needed. For this block, make them a total of 2 times, horizontally.
Row 1) (RS) [k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2], k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p1
Row 2) k1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, [k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2]
Row 3) [p4, k2, p2, k2, p2], p4, k2, p2, k2, p1
Row 4) k1, p2, k2, p2, k4, [k2, p2, k2, p2, k4]
Row 5) [k6, p2, k2, p2], k6, p2, k2, p1
Row 6) k1, p2, k2, p6, [k2, p2, k2, p6]
Row 7) [p8, k2, p2], p8, k2, p1
Row 8) k1, p2, k8, [k2, p2, k8]
Row 9) [k10, p2], k10, p1
Row 10) k1, p10, [k2, p10]
Row 11) p all sts
Row 12) k all sts
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You can now buy the final PDF file containing all patterns of my 52 Square Pickup KAL HERE. 117 pages that include all variations, plus photos, charts and control tables for each, general instructions and a very useful Blanket Sizes table. And, as an extra gift, you’ll also get the PDF file for two B sides (INTO THE FOREST and DIAMONDS). Therefore, a total of 58 patterns! As a “Beginner Stitch Patterns” book it could be a great resource for your future projects.