STAIRWAY: Block 15 of 52 Square Pickup

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

PATTERN 15: STAIRWAY

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Remember that, in case you need more patterns to add to this project, I adapted all patterns from my “12 Blocks for Xmas” blanket to the same number of stitches and rows than the “52 Square Pickup” ones. You can find them HERE.

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UPDATE February 2020

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 15: STAIRWAY

STAIRWAY stitch knitting pattern 52 SQUARE PICKUP knitted blanket STAIRWAY knitting pattern 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.

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, STAIRWAY pattern over 35 sts, 4 garter sts​ until you have a total length of 8’’ (20.5 cm).

I knitted 1 time the STAIRWAY pattern complete + rows 1) to 25) again.

– Knit 4 rows.

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

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

STITCH GLOSSARY

Garter Stitch

k all sts, all rows.

STAIRWAY Pattern

(Over a multiple of 9 sts. I added 8 more sts to reach the needed 35.)

Repeat instructions between brackets as many times as needed. For this block, make them a total of 3 times, horizontally.

Row 1) (RS) k all row

Row 2) k2, p3, k3, [k3, p3, k3]

Row 3) k all row

Row 4) k2, p3, k3, [k3, p3, k3]

Row 5) k all row

Row 6) p5, k3, [p6, k3]

Row 7) k all row

Row 8) p5, k3, [p6, k3]

Row 9) k all row

Row 10) p5, k3, [p6, k3]

Row 11) k all row

Row 12) p2, k6, [p3, k6]

Row 13) k all row

Row 14) p2, k6, [p3, k6]

Row 15) k all row

Row 16) p2, k3, p3, [p3, k3, p3]

Row 17) k all row

Row 18) p2, k3, p3, [p3, k3, p3]

Row 19) k all row

Row 20) p2, k3, p3, [p3, k3, p3]

Row 21) k all row

Row 22) k5, p3, [k6, p3]

Row 23) k all row

Row 24) k5, p3, [k6, p3]

Row 25) k all row

Row 26) k2, p6, [k3, p6]

Row 27) k all row

Row 28) k2, p6, [k3, p6]

Row 29) k all row

Row 30) k2, p6, [k3, p6]

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

STAIRWAY Stitch Pattern – CHART

  • Read all odd rows from right to left, and all even rows from left to right.
  • Repeat the chart as many times as the pattern calls for (3 times horizontally in the case of this block).

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

 

3 Comments on “STAIRWAY: Block 15 of 52 Square Pickup

  1. Love this pattern. Have modified it to make a prayer shawl. Calling it Stairway to Heaven

    • I’m so happy to hear that my pattern served you as inspiration!! 😊🤗

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