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Half Up Twisted Knit Stitch Pattern

Knitting materials and tools:

<> DPN 3.5 mm (US 4)

Common abbreviations of knit stitches:

k – knit

p – purl

st(s) – stitch(es)

sel s – selvage stitch: always slip the first stitch purlwise, work to the last stitch, purl the last stitch.

sl – slip next stitch holding working yarn in back.

C1B – Cable 1 Back: Slip 1 knit stitch to the extra needle and hold in back of work, k1 from the left hand needle, k1 from the extra needle.

C1F – Cable 1 Front: Slip 1 knit stitch to the extra needle and hold in front of work, k1 from the left hand needle, k1 from the extra needle.

Half up twisted stitch:

Cast on a multiple of 7 sts, plus 3 extra stitches, plus 2 selvage stitches.

Row 1: sel s, *p3, k4 – repeat from *, p3 sel s.

Row 2: sel s, *k3, p4 – repeat from *, k3, sel s.

Row 3: sel s, *p3, k1, sl next 2 sts holding working yarn in back, k1 – repeat from *, p3 sel s.

Row 4: sel s, *k3, p1, sl next 2 sts holding working yarn in front, p1 – repeat from *, k3, sel s.

Row 5: sel s, *p3, C1B, C1F – repeat from *, p3 sel s.

Row 6: sel s, *k3, p4 – repeat from *, k3, sel s.

Repeat Rows 1-6 to form ribbing.

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