Wednesday, 16 May 2012

KASAD16: Stream


KASAD16: Stream

Materials
- 8 ply yarn in three colours. Approximately 30g of C1 and 20g of C2 and 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 dark blue, C2 is light green, C3 is dark green

Procedure
1. Using C3, cast on 3 stitches
2. Knit 3 stitches then increase 1. Continue knitting to the end of the row for 12 rows (6 ridges). End C3.
3. Start C1. Knit 3 stitches then increase 1. Continue knitting to the end of the row for 16 rows (8 ridges). End C1.
4. Start C2. Knit 3 stitches then increase 1. Continue knitting to the end of the row for 16 rows (8 ridges). End C2.
5. Change to C1. Knit 2 rows (1 ridge) without increasing or decreasing.
6. Knit 3 stitches then decrease 1. Continue knitting to end of row.
7. Repeat step 6 until 3 stitches remain.
8. Cast off and leave a 50cm tail.
9. Weave in beginning end and butterfly the tail.


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