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ALIENS RISING pattern: Block 24 of 52 Square Pickup

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

PATTERN 24: UNNAMED –> ALIENS RISING (thank you, Denise!)

Happy Monday 🙂

As you surely guessed, I had no idea how to call this one. Any suggestions?

Enjoy your week, and happy knitting!

Ceci

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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BLOCK 24: ALIENS RISINIG

UNNAMED stitch knitting pattern 52 SQUARE PICKUP knitted blanket UNNAMED 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, ALIENS RISING pattern over 35 sts, 4 garter sts​ until you have a total length of 8’’ (20.5 cm).

I knitted 4 times the ALIENS RISING 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.

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

STITCH GLOSSARY

Garter Stitch

k all sts, all rows.

ALIENS RISING Pattern 

(Over a multiple of 12 sts. I added 11 more sts to reach our needed 35.)

Row 1) (RS) k all sts

Row 2) k4, p3, k2, p2, [p1, k4, p3, k2, p2]

Row 3) [k6, p6], k6, p5

Row 4) k4, p3, k2, p2, [p1, k4, p3, k2, p2]

Row 5) k all sts

Row 6) p1, k2, p4, k2, p2, [p2, k2, p4, k2, p2]

Row 7) k all sts

Row 8) p1, k2, p3, k4, p1, [p2, k2, p3, k4, p1]

Row 9) [p6, k6], p6, k5

Row 10) p1, k2, p3, k4, p1, [p2, k2, p3, k4, p1]

Row 11) k all sts

Row 12) p1, k2, p4, k2, p2, [p2, k2, p4, k2, p2]

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

ALIENS RISING Stitch Pattern – CHART

  • Read all odd rows from right to left, and all even rows from left to right.
  • Work the grey part as many times as the pattern calls for (2 times horizontally, in the case of this block).

24 - UNNAMED

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BLOCK 24 – ALIENS RISING  – ROW BY ROW and CHART

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!! 😆

52 square pickup KAL

 

 

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6 Comments on “ALIENS RISING pattern: Block 24 of 52 Square Pickup

  1. Aliens Rising…..looks like flying saucers flying up.

    • Wow, that’s a great name! Let’s hope our blankets don’t get abducted after all the hard work 🤣🤣

  2. I would like to suggest “floating clouds”.

    • Great! I have a lot of options to decide now 🙂 Thank you!

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