Update: October, 2010 - No. 3 -
Diamond Pattern (Reversible)
Cast on a number of stitches that will divide by 10.
Enough to make width of item.
Row 1 (RS): *k1, p9*
Row 2 (WS): *p1, k7, p2*
Row 3 (RS): *k3, p5, k2*
Row 4 (WS): *p3, k3, p4*
Row 5 (RS): *k5, p1, k4*
Row 6 (WS): *k4, p1, k5*
Row 7 (RS): *p4, k3, p3*
Row 8 (WS): *k2, p5, k3*
Row 9 (RS): *p2, k7, p1*
Row 10 (WS): *p9, k1*
* * indicates repeat until end of row
Repeat Rows 1 - 10 until desired height.
To make a D'oyley/Dish cloth/Wash cloth
Use cotton yarn
Size 7 needles
Cast on 34 stitches (this gives 2 knit stitch at both the beginning and
the end of each row to give a border)
Knit 2 rows then begin pattern:
Row 1 : k3, p9, k1, p9, k1, p9, k2
Row 2 : k2, p1, k7, p3, k7, p3, k7, p2, k2
Row 3 : k5, p5, k5, p5, k5, p5, k4
Row 4 : k2, p3, k3, p7, k3, p7, k3, p4 k2
Row 5 : k7, p1, k9, p1, k9, p1, k6
Row 6 : k6, p1, k9, p1, k9, p1, k7
Row 7 : k2, p4, k3, p7, k3, p7, k3, p3, k2
Row 8 : k4, p5, k5, p5, k5, p5, k5
Row 9 : k2, p2, k7, p3, k7, p3, k7, p1, k2
Row10: k2, p9, k1, p9, k1, p9, k3
Work Rows 1 -10 five times to form the square shape.
Knit last 2 rows.
Cast on an even number of stitches. 1st row: knit every stitch with the
cotton twice round the needle. 2nd row: begin by dropping one twist of
the 1st stitch, knit the rest of this stitch with the 1st twist of the
next, taking them together; finish the row, knitting 2 threads taken
together, knit the last stitch. Begin again.
Update: November, 2010 - No. 4 - Ridge Row, Plaited Row Pattern
I cannot identify this stitch pattern. I thought
it looked like brioche but the instructions don't match other brioche
stitch patterns that I looked at. I also thought of the elongated
This is done in all knit
stitches. Is it a plaited/twisted stitch in between each row/ridge?
This effect is created by putting two loops (instead of
one) when knitting in the first row and then k2tog (one of the yo, one with the
knit stitch) on the next row. Repeat.
Instructions for Doyley No. 4
CO even number of stitches to create length or width of
item (depending on which direction you want the diagonal knit ridge row
Row 1: Knit, wrapping the yarn twice around the
needle, (instead of the regular 1 time around needle) in each stitch
** until last stitch. Last stitch, knit1
Row 2: K2tog across row, until last stitch, then
(the 2 together consist of the yarn over and the knit
stitch after it)
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until desired size. Bind off.
Depending on the yarn used, this could make for a fairly stretchy fabric. Even though I only
made a small coaster size swatch, I can picture this as a good pattern to make a
** an aside note, it appears to me that you could slip knitwise, yo2, pass slip stitch over (sl, yo2, psso) to create the same
effect. (but I'm not sure!)
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