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27 april, 2007

Found this stitch pattern while browsing the Vogue Knitting Stitchionary.  Increase, decrease pairings produce the directional texture of this swatch.  What if the increases were yarn-overs?  Tomorrow's swatch?

Yarn: Tahki's Cotton Classic
Needles: US 6
Stitch: Palm Leaves; multiple of 6 sts + 1

Row 1 (WS): purl
Row 2 (RS): *k2tog, k2, inc 1, k2*, repeat between *s to last stitch, k1
Row 3 (WS): purl
Row 4 (RS): k1, *k2, inc 1, k2, k2tog*, repeat between *s to end

Source: Vogue Knitting's Stitchionary, Volume 1, page 122

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Comments

Ooooo! I like it. Especially in green, I think, since it looks a bit horticultural. I'm saving a link to this one.

What if the incr/decr's came more/less frequently?

Posted by: Deborah (a.k.a. Mt. Mom) | Apr 28, 2007 4:43:53 PM

Favorite swatch so far... I love these, thank you so much for doing this

Posted by: Mary | Apr 28, 2007 4:50:28 PM

I like this one a lot. What did you do for the inc 1? I'm really terrible at standard m1, picking up the bar and knitting through it so it's twisted, but I would try it again...

Posted by: Amber | May 2, 2007 1:31:29 PM

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