Monthly Archives: October 2008

Slide Step Rib Cloth

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Designed by solmama October 2008

Inspired by a stitch found in a vintage pattern book printed on news print paper. I bought it at a garage sale minus a cover, so I don’t know the title of the book. Knit by my amazing test knitter Susan πŸ˜€ You can check her out on ravelry as woodlandstx.

Materials:
Any worsted weight 100% cotton yarn
Susan knit this pattern using Lion Cotton in Avocado.
Size US 7 needles
tapestry needle

Special Instructions:

Slip all stitches purlwise

yif = with yarn in front

yib = with yarn in back

Directions:

Cast On 38 stitches or # of stitches divisible by 6 + 8 border stitches

Knit 4 rows

Row 1: K4, *P3, yif, sl 1, yib, K1, yif, sl 1, repeat from *to the last 4 stitches, K4

Row 2: K4, *P3, K3, repeat from * to the last 4 stitches, K4

Row 3: K4, *P3, K1, yif, sl 1, yib, K1, repeat from * to the last 4 stitches, K4

Repeat Rows 1-3 fifteen more times.

Knit 4 rows

Bind Off.

Weave in Ends.

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Morse Code Cloth

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Designed by solmama October 2008

Inspired by a stitch found in β€œThe Harmony Guides.” Knit by my amazing test knitter MissMandiGirl πŸ˜€ You can check her out on ravelry and on her blog.

Materials:
Any worsted weight 100% cotton yarn in 1 or 2 colors (the pattern will specify when to use color A and B, but it can also be knit up in one color only).
Size US 7 needles
tapestry needle

Special Instructions:

All slipped stitches are purlwise.

yib = with yarn in back

yif = with yarn in front

Directions:

Cast On 43 stitches with Color A or # of stitches divisible by 6sts + 5 + 8 border stitches

Knit 5 Rows

Row 6: K4, P35, K4

Attach Color B

Row 7: K5, yif, sl 3, yib, *sl 1, K1, sl 1, yif, sl 3, yib, repeat from * to the last 5 stitches, K5

Row 8: K4, P1, yib, sl 3, *yif, sl 1, yib, K1, yif, sl 1, yib, sl 3, repeat from * to the last 5 stitches, yif, P1, K4

With A, Row 9: Knit

Row 10: K4, P35, K4

With B, Row 11: K4, [K1, sl 1] two times, *yif, sl 3, yib, sl 1, K1, sl 1, repeat from * to the last 5 stitches, K5

Row 12: K4, P1, sl 1, yib, K1, yif, sl 1, *yib, sl 3, yif, sl 1, yib, K1, yif, sl 1, repeat from * to the last 5 sts, P1, K4

With A, Row 13: Knit

Repeat Rows 6-13 eight more times.

Knit 4 Rows with A.

Bind Off.

Weave in ends.

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Test Knitters

I have some cloth and hat designs sitting around waiting to be brought to life. Anyone interested in trying them out, giving me feedback, etc… before they are posted here? Comment here or message me on ravelry, if you are interested. Thanks so much!!!

eta: Thank you so much for all of the responses! I am closing the sign up. Now, I need to find the time to assign patterns. Blargh!

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