Tuesday, 15 May 2012

KASAD15: Maypole


KASAD15: Maypole



Materials
- 8 ply yarn in three colours. Approximately 30g of C1 and C2, 20g of C3.
- 6 mm knitting needles
- yarn needle to weave in ends, scissors to cut yarn.

Skills and difficulty
Beginner - intermediate knitter
- cast on
- cast off
- knit stitch
- changing colour at the end of row
- bias knitting 

Colours
In this example, C1 is green, C2 is hot pink, C3 is pale yellow

Procedure
1. Using C1, cast on 3 stitches
2. Increase one stitch at the start of each row, then continue knitting to the end of the row for 16 rows (6 ridges). End C1.
3. Start C3. Increase one stitch at the start of each row, then continue knitting to the end of the row for 10 rows (5 ridges). End C3.
4. Start C2. Increase one stitch at the start of each row, then continue knitting to the end of the row for 10 rows (5 ridges). End C2.
5. Start C1. Increase one stitch at the start of each row, then continue knitting to the end of the row for 10 rows (5 ridges). End C1.
6. Start C3. Increase one stitch at the start of each row, then continue knitting to the end of the row for 4 rows (2 ridges).
7. Knit 2 rows (1 ridge) without increasing or decreasing.
8. Decrease one stitch at the start of each row, then continue knitting to the end of the row for 4 rows (2 ridges). End C3
9. Start C2. Decrease one stitch at the start of each row, then continue knitting to the end of the row for 10 rows (5 ridges). End C2.
10. Start C1. Decrease one stitch at the start of each row, then continue knitting to the end of the row for 10 rows (5 ridges). End C1.
11. Start C2. Decrease one stitch at the start of each row, then continue knitting to the end of the row for 10 rows (5 ridges). End C2.
12. Start C1. Decrease one stitch at the start of each row, then continue knitting to the end of the row until 3 stitches remain.
13. Cast off and leave a 50cm tail.
14. Weave in beginning end and butterfly the tail.


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