PATTERN 10: TRIANGLES II
I’m still knitting, but I wanted to keep my word and publish the pattern today anyway. So here it is!
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PS: Remember that, in case you need more patterns to add to this project, I recently 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 11: ZIG ZAG
- CO: cast on
- RS: right side
- WS: wrong side
- st: stitch
- k: knit
- p: purl
– 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, ZIG ZAG pattern over 35 sts, 4 garter sts until you have a total length of 8’’ (20.5 cm).
Knit 6 times the ZIG ZAG 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.
ZIG ZAG Pattern
(Over a multiple of 8 sts. I added 3 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) k2, [p1, k1, p1, k5], k1
Row 2) p1, [p4, k1, p1, k1, p1], p2
Row 3) k2, [k2, p1, k1, p1, k3], k1
Row 4) p1, [p2, k1, p1, k1, p3], p2
Row 5) k2, [k4, p1, k1, p1, k1], k1
Row 6) p1, [p2, k1, p1, k1, p3], p2
Row 7) k2, [k2, p1, k1, p1, k3], k1
Row 8) p1, [p4, k1, p1, k1, p1], p2
ZIG ZAG Stitch Pattern – 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).
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