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Stitch of the Week: Slotted Stripe

Slotted Stripe

This stitch is worked over a multiple of 12 stitches plus 9, and uses two colours A (Denim Blue) and B (Apple Green). 20 rows form the pattern.

Note: Slip all stitches purlwise with yarn on WS of work.

 

1st row (RS): With A, K.

2nd row: With A, P.

3rd and 4th rows: Rep 1st and 2nd rows.

5th row: With A, K.

6th row: With A, P3, * P3 winding yarn twice around needle for each st, P9, rep from * ending last rep P3.

7th row: With B, K3, * sl 3 allowing extra loops to fall, K9, rep from * ending last rep K3.

8th row: With B, K3, * sl 3, K9, rep from * ending last rep K3.

9th and 10th rows: As 8th row.

11th-15th rows: Rep 1st-5th rows.

16th row: With A, P9, * P3 winding yarn twice round needle for each st, P9, rep from * to end.

17th row: With B, K9, sl 3 allowing extra loops to fall, K9, rep from * to end.

18th row: With B, K9, * sl 3, K9, rep from * to end.

19th and 20th rows: As 18th row.

Note: Be careful not to pull the yarns too tightly, as they are carried up the sides between stripes and the edges may become distorted.

 

Download the PDF pattern here.


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