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Greek Key Cloth

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Designed by solmama January 2008. I finally got around to posting this!

Inspired by a stitch found in Pam Dawson’s Illustrated Guide to Knitting.  Knit by my one of a kind test knitter and editor Mimi -D You can check her out on ravelry as skullsnbats.

Materials:
Any worsted weight 100% cotton yarn in 2 colors.
Mimi knit this pattern with Sugar & Cream MC cream and CC grape.
Size US size 7 needles
tapestry needle

Special Instructions:

All slipped stitches are purlwise.
Slip the stitches on the right side rows with yarn in back.
Slip the stitches on the wrong side rows with yarn in front.

Directions:

Cast On 38 stitches with MC or # of stitches divisible by 6sts plus 2.

Row 1(RS): Knit

Row 2(WS): Knit

Attach CC color yarn.

Row 3: K 1, *sl 1,K 5, repeat from * to last st, K 1

Row 4: K 1, *K 5, sl 1, repeat from * to last st, K 1

Using MC, Row 5: K 2, *sl 1, K 3, sl 1, K 1, repeat from * to the end of the row.

Row 6: *K 1, sl 1, K 3, sl 1, repeat from * to last 2 sts, K 2

Using CC, Row 7: K 1, *sl 1, K 3, sl 1, K 1, repeat from * to last st, K 1

Row 8: K 1, *K 1, sl 1, K3, sl 1, repeat from * to last st, K 1

Using MC, Row 9: K 6, *sl 1, K 5, repeat from * to last 2 sts, sl 1, K 1

Row 10: K 1, sl 1, *K 5, sl 1, repeat from * to last 6sts, K 6

Using CC, Row 11: Knit

Row 12: Knit

Using MC, Row 13: K4, *sl 1, K 5, repeat from * to last 4sts, sl 1, K 3

Row 14: K3, sl 1, *K 5, sl 1, repeat from * to last 4sts, K 4

Using CC, Row 15: *K 3, sl 1, K 1, sl 1, repeat from * to last 2sts, K 2

Row 16: K 2, *sl 1, K 1, sl 1, K 3, repeat from * to the end of the row

Using MC, Row 17: K 2, *sl 1, K 1, sl 1, K 3, repeat from * to the end of the row

Row 18: *K 3, sl 1, K 1, sl 1, repeat from * to last 2sts, K 2

Using CC, Row 19: K3, *sl 1, K 5, repeat from * to last 5sts, sl 1, K 4

Row 20: K 4, *sl 1, K5 , repeat from * to last 4sts, sl 1, K3

Repeat Rows 1-20 twice more.

Repeat Row 1 and 2.

Bind Off.

Weave in Ends.

Enjoy!

Greek Key Cloth

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Drop Stitch Equiangular Polygon Cloth

Designed by solmama December 2008

Inspired by Pam Dawson’s Illustrated Guide to Knitting and the drop stitch in a Chris Burgess Pattern.  Knit by my amazing test knitter Dawn -D You can check her out on ravelry as 2mayboys.

Materials:
Any worsted weight 100% cotton yarn
Dawn knit this pattern using Sugar & Cream Fruit Cake.
4 dpns US size 7 and a 16″circular US size 7
stitch markers
tapestry needle

Special Instructions:

ktbl = knit through the back loop how to video

kfb = knit 1 front & back how to video

KW2 = Knit one stitch wrapping the working yarn around the needle twice.

When switching to the circular needle place a marker after the last stitch from each dpn, with a special marker in place to mark the beginning of the round.

Directions:

Cast On 6 stitches placing 2 sts on each of the 3 needles.

Join and ktbl of each stitch to form the foundation row.

Round 1: kfb of each stitch (12 stitches)

Round 2: *kfb, P2, kfb, repeat from * to the end of the round (18 stitches)

Round 3: *kfb, P4, kfb, repeat from * to the end of the round (24 stitches)

Round 4: *kfb, P6, kfb, repeat from * to the end of the round (30 stitches)

Round 5: *KW2, repeat from * to the end of the round (60 stitches)

Round 6: Knit to end of the round dropping the extra wraps (back to 30 stitches)

Round 7: *kfb, P8, kfb, repeat from * to the end of the round (36 stitches)

Round 8: *kfb, P10, kfb, repeat from * to the end of the round (42 stitches)

Round 9: *kfb, P12, kfb, repeat from * to the end of the round (48 stitches)

Round 10: *kfb, P14, kfb, repeat from * to the end of the round (54 stitches)

Round 11: *KW2, repeat from * to the end of the round (108 stitches)

Round 12: Knit to end of the round dropping the extra wraps (back to 54 stitches)

Round 13: *kfb, P16, kfb, repeat from * to the end of the round (60 stitches)

Round 14: *kfb, P18, kfb, repeat from * to the end of the round (66 stitches)

Round 15: *kfb, P20, kfb, repeat from * to the end of the round (72 stitches)

Round 16: *kfb, P22, kfb, repeat from * to the end of the round (78 stitches)

Round 17: *KW2, repeat from * to the end of the round (156 stitches)

Round 18: Knit to end of the round dropping the extra wraps (back to 78 stitches)

Round 19: *kfb, P24, kfb, repeat from * to the end of the round (84 stitches)

Round 20: *kfb, P26, kfb, repeat from * to the end of the round (90 stitches)

Round 21: *kfb, P28, kfb, repeat from * to the end of the round (96 stitches)

Round 22: *kfb, P30, kfb, repeat from * to the end of the round (102 stitches)

Bind Off.

Weave in Ends.

Enjoy!

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