Tuesday, 22 May 2012

KASAD22: Cornerstone

KASAD22: Cornerstone


I was going to crop out those little fingers, but then I thought they were just too cute.

Materials
- 8 ply yarn in three colours.
- 6 mm knitting needles
- yarn needle to weave in ends, scissors to cut yarn.

Skills and difficulty
Beginner knitter
- cast on
- cast off
- knit stitch
- increasing
- changing colour at the end of row
- knitting a mitre square

Colours
In this example, C1 is pale yellow, C2 is purple and C3 is pink

Procedure
1. Using C1, cast on 3 stitches.
2. Knit 2, place stitch marker, increase 1, knit to end of row.
3. Knit each sitich until you reach the stitch marker. Move stitch marker, increase 1, knit to end of row.
4. Repeat step 3 until there are 30 rows (15 ridges) of C1. End C1.
5. Change to C3. Knit each sitich until you reach the stitch marker. Move stitch marker, increase 1, knit to end of row.
6. Repeat step 5 three times. End C3.
7. Change to C2. Knit each sitich until you reach the stitch marker. Move stitch marker, increase 1, knit to end of row.
8. Repeat step 7 three times. End C2.
9. Change to C1. Knit each sitich until you reach the stitch marker. Move stitch marker, increase 1, knit to end of row.
10. Repeat step 7 three times. End C1.
11. Change to C2. Knit each sitich until you reach the stitch marker. Move stitch marker, increase 1, knit to end of row.
12. Repeat step 11 18 times or until the square measures 19cm. 
13. Cast off and leave a 50cm tail.
14. Weave in beginning end and butterfly the tail.


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