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Summer Knit Stitch Pattern

Knitting materials and tools:

<> DPN 4 mm (UK 8 or US 6)

<> Debbie Bliss (Cashmerino Aran) 55% Wool, 12% Cashmere, 33% acrylic. Baby pink color: 50 grams – 90 m per skein.

Common abbreviations of knit stitches:

k – knit

p – purl

st(s) – stitch(es)

yo – yarn over

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

Knit summer stitch instructions:

Cast on a multiple of 8 sts plus 2 extra sts and plus 2 selvage stitches. In my example 28 stitches.

Row1 (WS): sel s, *k2, p2, k1, yo, k1, p2– repeat from *, k2, sel s.

Row 2 (RS): sel s, p2, *k2, p3, k2, p2– repeat *, sel s. Purl yo stitch through the front loop!!!

Row 3 (WS): sel s, *k2, p2, k3, p2 – repeat from *, k2, sel s.

Row 4 (RS): sel s, p2, *k2, p3, k2, p2– repeat from *, sel s.

Row 5 (WS): repeat Row 3.

Row 6(RS): repeat Row4

Row 7 (WS): repeat Row 3.

Row 8: sel s, p2, *k2, p1, drop the next stitch off needle, p1, k2, p2 – repeat from *, sel s. Unravel dropped stitches all the way till the 1st Row.

Row 9: sel s, *k1, yo, k1, p2, k2, p2 – repeat from *, k1, yo, k1, sel s.

Row 10: sel s, p3, * k2, p2, k2, p3 – repeat from *, sel s. Purl yo stitch through the front loop!!!

Row 11: sel s, *k3, p2, k2, p2 – repeat from *, k3, sel s.

Row 12: sel s, p3, * k2, p2, k2, p3 – repeat from *, sel s.

Row 13: repeat Row 11.

Row 14: repeat Row 12.

Row 15: repeat Row 11.

Row 16: sel s, p1, drop the next st off needle, p1, * k2, p2, k2, p1, drop the next st off needle – repeat from *, sel s.  Unravel dropped stitches all the way till the 9th Row.

Repeat Rows 1-16 to form pattern.

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