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Fancy Stitch Combo – Corded Rib

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Instructions for working this stitch:
Cast-on a multiple of 4 stitches, plus 2
Every Row: K1, *SSK, M1L, P2*, repeat between *s to last stitch, K1
Repeat this row to desired length, BO in 2×2 rib.

To work this stitch in-the-round:
Cast-on a multiple of 4 stitches
Round 1: *SSK, M1L, P2*, repeat between *s to end of round
Round 2: *K2, M1R purlwise, P2tog*, repeat between *s to end of round
Repeat these rounds to desired length, BO in 2×2 rib.

A slow demonstration of the SSK stitch can be found here:

A slow demonstration of the Make 1 stitch can be found here:

Information on things you’ll see in this video:
The poncho on the mannequin is my Rodeo Drive Poncho, pattern + video tutorial.

The scarf I’m wearing is called Hitchhiker, knit with Hazel Knits DK Lively.

The yarn I use for demonstration is Malabrigo Chunky.

The bamboo needles I’m using in the video are by Clover.

The nail color I’m wearing is CND Shellac polish, in color “Asphalt”.

Fancy Stitch Combo – Dropped Stitch Scrunch

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Instructions for working this stitch:
CO a multiple of 3 stitches, plus 2
Rows 1, 3, and 5 (WS): K2, *P1, K2*, repeat between *s to end of row
Rows 2 and 4: P2, *K1, P2*, repeat between *s to end of row
Row 6: P2, *allow next stitch (a knit) to drop off the left needle, and unravel it for 4 rows, so that there are 4 “ladder rungs” above it. Put your right needle into that stitch from front to back, and knit through that stitch. After you complete the stitch, you’ll see that all of the “ladder rungs” are also caught up in the stitch, creating the scrunch, P2*, repeat between *s to end of row
Bind-off after Row 6.

Instructions for working this stitch in-the-round:

CO a multiple of 3 stitches
Rounds 1-5: *P2, K1*, repeat between *s to end of round
Round 6: *P2, allow next stitch (a knit) to drop off the left needle, and unravel it for 4 rows, so that there are 4 “ladder rungs” above it. Put your right needle into that stitch from front to back, and knit through that stitch. After you complete the stitch, you’ll see that all of the “ladder rungs” are also caught up in the stitch, creating the scrunch*, repeat between *s to end of round
Bind-off after Round 6.

Information on things you’ll see in this video:
The poncho on the mannequin is my Rodeo Drive Poncho, pattern + video tutorial.

The scarf I’m wearing is called Hitchhiker, knit with Hazel Knits DK Lively.

The yarn I use for demonstration is Malabrigo Chunky.

The yarn I used for the worsted-weight green sample is Be Sweet Whipped Cream, mohair/wool/silk blend, in color “Moss”.

The bamboo needles I use are by Clover.

The nail color I’m wearing is CND Shellac polish, in color “Asphalt”.

Fancy Stitch Combo – Wishbone Stitch

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Instructions for working the Wishbone Stitch:
Cast-on a multiple of 8 stitches, plus 1.
Row 1: *k1, yo, k2, s2kp (slip 2 stitches together knit-wise, k1, pass 2 slipped stitches over knit stitch), k2, yo*, repeat between *s to last stitch, k1.
Rows 2 & 4: Purl all stitches.
Row 3: *k2, yo, k1, s2kp, k1, yo, k1*, repeat between *s to last stitch, k1.
Row 5: *k3, yo, s2kp, yo, k2*, repeat between *s to last stitch, k1.
Row 6: Purl all stitches.
Work to desired length, then bind-off purl-wise on wrong side of work.

To work this stitch in-the-round:
Cast-on a multiple of 8 stitches, join in-the-round.
Round 1: *k1, yo, k2, s2kp (slip 2 stitches together knit-wise, k1, pass 2 slipped stitches over knit stitch), k2, yo*, repeat between *s to end of round.
Rounds 2 & 4: Knit all stitches.
Round 3: *k2, yo, k1, s2kp, k1, yo, k1*, repeat between *s to end of round.
Round 5: *k3, yo, s2kp, yo, k2*, repeat between *s to end of round.
Round 6: Knit all stitches
Work to desired length, then bind-off normally on Round 6.

The bulky gray yarn I used in the sample is Malabrigo Chunky, in color Polar Morn, knit using size 10.5 US needles..

The blue yarn I used in the lacier sample is leftover Blue Moon Fibers sock yarn – sorry, I don’t remember the color name! That sample was knit on size 7 US needles.

The sweater on the mannequin is my Easy-Knit Sweater Jacket, pattern + video tutorial.

The shawl I’m wearing is the Clapotis pattern, knit with Noro Silk Garden yarn.

Fancy Stitch Combos – Sand/Rice Stitch

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Instructions for working this stitch:
Cast-on an even number of stitches.
Row 1 (RS): K all stitches
Row 2: *K1, P1*, repeat between *s to end of row
Row 3: K all stitches
Row 4: *P1, K1*, repeat between *s to end of row
Work to desired length, bind-off normally on a right-side row.

Instructions for working this stitch in-the-round:
Cast-on an even number of stitches.
Round 1: K all stitches
Round 2: *K1, P1*, repeat between *s to end of round
Round 3: K all stitches
Round 4: *P1, K1″, repeat between *s to end of round
Work to desired length, BO normally on odd-numbered round.

The two stitches used in this pattern are the knit stitch (link to slow demonstration video).
And the purl stitch (link to slow demonstration video).

Information on things you’ll see in this video:
The poncho on the mannequin is the Easy Folded Poncho, knit in Knit Picks City Tweed DK.

My “Embrace the Swatch” water bottle can be found here.

The bulky yarn I used for demonstration and the bulky sample is Lion Brand Hometown USA. I demonstrated using size 13 US (9mm) needles.

The yarn I used in the pink sample is Be Sweet Bambino Taffy in Licorice, using US size 4 (3.5mm) needles.

Fancy Stitch Combos – Sideways/Horizontal Herringbone

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Instructions for working this stitch:
Cast-on an even number of stitches.
Row 1: *K2tog tbl, dropping only the first stitch off your needle,* rep from * to last st, ktbl.
Row 2: *P2tog, dropping only the first stitch off your needle,* rep from * to last st, p.
Repeat these rows to desired length, then bind-off while working a right-side row, pulling one stitch over the other every time you have two stitches on the right needle.

In the video, I mention a pattern available from Purl Soho which gives you a pattern for working this stitch in-the-round. You can find that pattern here.

Information on things you’ll see in this video:

In the video, I refer to yarn weights and needle sizes in US terms. A yarn weight conversion chart can be found here.
A needle conversion chart can be found here.

The poncho on the mannequin is the Easy Folded Poncho, knit in Knit Picks City Tweed DK.

My “Embrace the Swatch” water bottle can be found here.

The bulky yarn I used for demonstration is Lion Brand Hometown USA. I demonstrated using size 13 US (9mm) needles.

The yarn used in the gray swatch is Malabrigo Chunky, and I used size 10.5 US (6.5mm) needles.

The worsted-weight yarn I used in the darker green sample is Cascade 220.

The needles I used are bamboo, made by Clover.

Fancy Stitch Combos – Rickrack Rib

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Instructions for working this stitch:
Row 1: P1, *Ktbl the second stitch on the left needle (leaving that stitch on the needle), K the first stitch, pull both stitches off the left needle, P1*
Row 2: K1, *P into the second stitch on the left needle (leaving that stitch on the needle), P the first stitch, pull both stitches off the left needle, K1*

Repeat these two rows for the pattern.

For the nicest looking bind-off, BO on Row 1, in pattern. It’s a little tricky to pull one stitch over the other after working into the second stitch on the left needle, but it’s possible! Otherwise, you can work the BO in a P1, K2 rib.

Instructions for working this stitch in-the-round:
Cast-on a multiple of 3
Row 1: *P1, Ktbl the second stitch on the left needle (leaving that stitch on the needle), K the first stitch, pull both stitches off the left needle*
Row 2: *P1, K into the front of the second stitch on the left needle (leaving that stitch on the needle), K the first stitch normally, pull both stitches off the left needle*

Information on things you’ll see in this video:
The bulky yarn I used for demonstration is Lion Brand Hometown USA. I demonstrated using size 13 US (9mm) needles.

The yarn used in the gray swatch is Malabrigo Chunky, and I used size 10.5 US (6.5mm) needles.

The yarn I used in the pink sample is Be Sweet Satisfaction, color Raspberry 709, using size 10.5 needles (6.5mm).

The needles I used are bamboo, made by Clover.

The poncho on the mannequin is the Easy Folded Poncho, knit in Knit Picks City Tweed DK.

My “Embrace the Swatch” water bottle can be found here.

Fancy Stitch Combo – Bamboo Stitch

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013


Instructions for working the Bamboo Stitch:

CO an even number of stitches
Row 1: K1, *yo, K2, pass yo over two knit stitches*, repeat between *s to last stitch, K1
Row 2: Purl across all stitches
Work to desired length, and bind-off purl-wise on wrong side of work.

To work this stitch in-the-round:
CO an even number of stitches
Round 1: *yo, K2, pass yo over two knit stitches*, repeat between *s to end of round
Round 2: Knit across all stitches
Work to desired length, and bind-off normally on what would be Round 2

The yarn used in the gray swatch is Malabrigo Chunky, and I used size 9 US (5.5mm) needles.
The yarn used in the green swatch is Hazel Knits DK Lively, and I used size 7 (4.5mm) needles.

The bamboo needles I’m using are by Clover.

The sweater on the mannequin is my Ombre Dyed Sweater, pattern + video tutorial.

Fancy Stitch Combos – Bead Stitch

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

To work this stitch flat:
Cast-on a multiple of 7 stitches.
Row 1 (RS): K1, k2tog, yo, K1, yo, ssk, *K2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk* repeat between *s to last stitch, K1
Row 2: *P2tog tbl, yo, P3, yo, p2tog* repeat between *s to end
Row 3: K1, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, *K2, yo, ssk, K1, k2tog, yo* repeat between *s to last stitch, K1
Row 4: P2, yo, p3tog, yo, *P4, yo, p3tog, yo* repeat between *s to last 2 stitches, P2

To make the prettier side of the CO the right side of the work, start on Row 4, then work through Rows 1-4 normally.
BO normally after Row 4.

To work this stitch in-the-round:

CO a multiple of 7
(If you’re using DPNs, put a multiple of 7 stitches on each needle)
Round 1 (RS): K1, k2tog, yo, K1, yo, ssk, *K2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk* repeat between *s to last stitch, K1
Round 2: *k2tog, yo, K3, yo, k2tog tbl* repeat between *s to end
Round 3: K1, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, *K2, yo, ssk, K1, k2tog, yo* repeat between *s to last stitch, K1
Round 4: K2, yo, k3tog, yo, *K4, yo, k3tog, yo* repeat between *s to last 2 stitches, K2

Information on things you’ll see in this video:
The green swatch is knit with Be Sweet Whipped Cream yarn in color Moss, using size 9 US (5.5mm) needles

The cotton blend pink swatch is knit with Knit Picks Comfy Sport in color Rosebud, using size 7 US (4.5mm) needles

The DK weight, dark pink swatch is knit with Madeline Tosh, Tosh Sport, color
Vermillion, using size 10.5 US (6.5mm) needles

The sweater on the mannequin is my Ombre Dyed Sweater, pattern + video tutorial.

Fancy Stitch Combos – Waffle Stitch

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Instructions for working the Waffle Stitch:
Cast-on a multiple of 3 stitches, plus 1.
Row 1 (WS): K1, *P2, K1*, repeat between *s to end
Row 2: P1, *K2, P1*, repeat between *s to end
Row 3: K across all stitches
Row 4: same as Row 2
Work to desired length, bind-off normally on Row 3.

To work this stitch in the round:
Cast-on a multiple of 3 stitches.
Round 1: *K2, P1*, repeat between *s to end
Round 2: *K2, P1*, repeat between *s to end
Round 3: P across all stitches
Round 4: *K2, P1*, repeat between *s to end
Work to desired length, bind-off purl-wise on Row 3.

Information on things you’ll see in this video:

The green sweater on the mannequin is my Learn to Knit a Woman’s Sweater, pattern + video tutorial.

The bulky orange yarn I used in the sample and for demonstration is Berroco Peruvia Quick.

The DK weight yarn I used in the striped sample is Madeline Tosh, Tosh Sport.

The long-strand dyed yarn I used in the sample is Noro Silk Garden Chunky.

The wood needles I use for demonstration are by Clover, size 10.5 (6.5mm)

Fancy Stitch Combos – Fisherman’s Rib

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Instructions for working Fisherman’s Rib:
Cast-on a multiple of 2 stitches, plus 3
Setup Row (RS): K across all stitches
Row 1 (WS): *P 1, K 1 into stitch below*, repeat between *s to last stitch, P 1
Row 2: K1, *K1, K 1 into stitch below*, repeat between *s to last 2 stitches, K 2
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 to desired length, BO on WS, while working Row 1

Instructions for working this stitch in-the-round:
Cast-on an even number of stitches, and join to begin working in-the-round.
Setup Round: K around all stitches
Round 1: *K1, K 1 into stitch below*, repeat between *s to end
Round 2: *P 1 into stitch below, K1*, repeat between *s to end
Repeat Rounds 1 and 2 to desired length, BO while working Round 1
To purl into stitch below, approach the V below the current stitch from back to front.

This is the photo of the “swatch” I started knitting to test the instructions I wrote for knitting Fisherman’s Rib in-the-round. It was turning out so nice, that I decided to keep going! I think I’ll turn this into a cowl/open-ended cap, since I don’t want to mess up the line of this stitch with decreases.

fishermanSM

I cast-on 70 stitches on to 16″ size 8 US (5mm) needles with worsted weight (Aran, 10ply) yarn. The yarn I used is Berroco Vintage.

Information on things you’ll see in this video:
The green sweater on the mannequin is my Learn to Knit a Woman’s sweater, pattern + video tutorial.

The green cotton/acrylic yarn I used in the lacier sample is Knit Picks Comfy worsted, knit on size 10.5 US (6.5mm) needles.

The bright pink yarn I used in the worsted-weight sample is Araucania Merino Worsted.

The gray bulky yarn I used for demonstration is Malabrigo Chunky.

The wood needles I use for demonstration are by Clover, size 10.5 (6.5mm).

Fancy Stitch Combos – Raised Rib

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Instructions for working the Raised Rib Stitch:
Cast-on a multiple of 4 stitches, plus 3.
Row 1 (RS): *P1, ktbl, P1, K1*, repeat between *s to last three stitches, P1, ktbl, P1
Row 2: K1, ptbl, K1, *K2, ptbl, K1*, repeat between *s to end
Bind-off normally on the right side of the work.

To work this stitch in-the-round:
Cast-on a multiple of 4 stitches.
Round 1: *P1, ktbl, P1, K1*, repeat between *s to end of round
Round 2: *P1, ktbl, P2*, repeat between *s to end of round

This video is part of a new series called Fancy Stitch Combos. In this series I hope to demonstrate stitches that have been requested, and hopefully introduce you to some new ones that I think are pretty and useful. Feel free to drop me a note if you’d like to submit an idea for a video in this series.

Information on things you’ll see in this video:

The green sweater on the mannequin is my Learn to Knit a Woman’s sweater, pattern + video tutorial.

The bright pink yarn I used in the worsted-weight sample is Araucania Merino Worsted, knit with size 5 US (3.75mm) needles.

The gray yarn I used in the bulky sample is Malabrigo Chunky, in color Polar Morn.

The bulky purple yarn I used in the bulky sample and for demonstration is Berroco Peruvia Quick.

The wood needles I use for demonstration are by Clover, size 10.5 (6.5mm)

Fancy Stitch Combos – Easy Cable Rib

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Instructions for working the Easy Cable Rib Stitch:
Cast-on a multiple of 4 stitches, plus 2
Row 1 (WS): K2, *P2, K2*, repeat between *s to end
Row 2: P2, *K2tog but do not slip finished stitch off left needle, knit into first stitch on left needle again, then slip off left needle, P2*, repeat between *s to end
Row 3: K2, *P2, K2*, repeat between *s to end
Row 4: P2, *K2, P2*, repeat between *s to end
Continue these 4 rows to desired length, then bind-off on Row 4.

To work this stitch in-the-round:
Cast-on a multiple of 4 stitches.
Row 1: *P2, K2*, repeat between *s to end
Row 2: *P2, K2tog but do not slip finished stitch off left needle, knit into first stitch on left needle again, then slip off left needle*, repeat between *s to end
Row 3: *P2, K2*, repeat between *s to end
Row 4: *P2, K2*, repeat between *s to end

This video is part of a new series called Fancy Stitch Combos. In this series I hope to demonstrate stitches that have been requested, and hopefully introduce you to some new ones that I think are pretty and useful. Feel free to drop me a note if you’d like to submit an idea for a video in this series.

Information on things you’ll see in this video:

The green sweater on the mannequin is my Learn to Knit a Woman’s Sweater, pattern + video tutorial.

The bright pink yarn I used in the worsted-weight sample is Araucania Merino Worsted.

The bulky yarn I used in the bulky sample and for demonstration is Berroco Peruvia Quick.

The wood needles I use for demonstration are by Clover, size 10.5 (6.5mm).

Fancy Stitch Combos – Pillar Lace

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Instructions for working the Pillar Lace stitch:
Cast-on a multiple of 3 stitches, plus 2
Row 1 (WS): Purl across all stitches
Row 2: K1, *YO, slip 1 stitch purlwise, K2, pass slipped stitch over the two knit stitches*, repeat between *s to last stitch, K1
Work to desired length, and bind-off purl-wise on wrong side of work

Instructions for working this stitch in-the-round:
Cast-on a multiple of 3 stitches, plus 1
Round 1: K around all stitches
Round 2: K1, *YO, slip 1 stitch purlwise, K2, pass slipped stitch over the two knit stitches*, repeat between *s to end
Work to desired length, and bind-off normally on Round 1.

This week is the sixth video in a new series called Fancy Stitch Combos. In this series I hope to demonstrate stitches that have been requested, and hopefully introduce you to some new ones that I think are pretty and useful. Feel free to drop me a note if you’d like to submit an idea for a video in this series.

Information on things you’ll see in this video:

The green sweater on the mannequin is my Learn to Knit a Woman’s sweater, pattern + video tutorial.

The dark purple yarn I used in the worsted-weight sample is Madeline Tosh, Tosh Vintage, in colorway “Flashdance”.

The bulky yarn I used in the sample is Berroco Peruvia Quick.

The wood needles I use for demonstration are by Clover, size 10.5 (6.5mm).

Fancy Stitch Combos – Mock Rib Stitch

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Instructions for working the Mock Rib Stitch:
Cast-on an even number of stitches, using the long-tail or knitted cast-on.
Setup Row: Purl
Row 1 (RS): *K1, P1*, repeat between *s to end
Row 2: P across all stitches
To bind-off, use a normal BO, binding-off purl-wise on Row 2.

To work this stitch in-the-round:
Cast-on an even number of stitches
(no setup row)
Row 1: *K1, P1*, repeat between *s to last stitch
Row 2: K across all stitches
To bind-off, use a normal BO, binding-off normally on Row 2.

This week is the fifth video in a new series called Fancy Stitch Combos. In this series I hope to demonstrate stitches that have been requested, and hopefully introduce you to some new ones that I think are pretty and useful. Feel free to drop me a note if you’d like to submit an idea for a video in this series.

Information on things you’ll see in this video:

The sweater I’m wearing is my Ombre Dyed Sweater, pattern + video tutorial.

The scarf on the mannequin is One Row Handspun Scarf, knit with Cascade 220.

The bulky yarn I used in the sample is Berroco Peruvia Quick.

The yarn I used in the striped sample is Berroco Vintage.

The wood needles I use for demonstration are by Clover, size 10.5 (6.5mm).

Fancy Stitch Combos – Feather and Fan

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Note – there are several ways of working this stitch combo – this is just one of them. But they’re all based on the same idea to create the “roller coaster” effect.

Instructions for working the Feather and Fan stitch:
Cast-on a multiple of 18 stitches.
Setup Row: Purl all stitches
Row 1 (RS): *k2tog 3 times, (K1, yo) 6 times, k2tog 3 times*, repeat between *s to end of row
Rows 2 and 3: Knit across all stitches
Row 4: Purl across all stitches
Repeat these 4 rows to desired length, bind-off on Row 2.

Instructions for working this stitch in-the-round:
Cast-on a multiple of 18 stitches.
Round 1: *k2tog 3 times, (K1, yo) 6 times, k2tog 3 times*, repeat between *s to end of row
Round 2: Purl across all stitches
Round 3: Knit across all stitches
Round 4: Knit across all stitches
Repeat these 4 rows to desired length, bind-off purlwise on Row 2.

If you want to work stripes as I did, change color after Row 2 (working Row 3 in new color).

This week is the fifth video in a new series called Fancy Stitch Combos. In this series I hope to demonstrate stitches that have been requested, and hopefully introduce you to some new ones that I think are pretty and useful. Feel free to drop me a note if you’d like to submit an idea for a video in this series.

Information on things you’ll see in this video:

The sweater I’m wearing is my Ombre Dyed Sweater, pattern + video tutorial.

The scarf on the mannequin is One Row Handspun Scarf, knit with Cascade 220.

The bulky yarn I used in the sample is Berroco Peruvia Quick.

The DK weight yarn that I used in the pink and yellow sample is Madeline Tosh, Tosh Merino DK.

The wood needles I use for demonstration are by Clover, size 10.5 (6.5mm).

Fancy Stitch Combos – Blackberry Stitch

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Instructions for working the Blackberry Stitch:
Cast-on a multiple of 4 stitches.
Rows 1 and 3 (RS): Purl
Row 2: *P3tog, (K1, P1, ktbl) into same stitch*
Row 4: *(K1, P1, ktbl) into same stitch, P3tog*
Repeat these 4 rows to desired length.
Bind-off on the RS of the work, using a normal bind-off.

This week is the fourth video in a new series called Fancy Stitch Combos. In this series I hope to demonstrate stitches that have been requested, and hopefully introduce you to some new ones that I think are pretty and useful. Feel free to drop me a note if you’d like to submit an idea for a video in this series.

Information on things you’ll see in this video:

The sweater I’m wearing is my Ombre Dyed Sweater, pattern + video tutorial.

The scarf on the mannequin is One Row Handspun Scarf, knit with Cascade 220.

The bulky yarn I used in the sample is Berroco Peruvia Quick.

The “blackberry” colored cotton yarn I used in the smaller sample is Cascade Sierra, in color Heathered Pansy.

The wood needles I use for demonstration are by Clover, size 10.5 (6.5mm).

Fancy Stitch Combos – Herringbone Stitch

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Instructions for working the Herringbone Stitch:
Cast-on a multiple of 3 stitches, + 1
Row 1: (RS) K1, *yo, SL 1 with yarn in back, K2, pass slipped stitch over 2 stitches*
Row 2: P1, *yo, SL 1 with yarn in front, P2, pass sl stitch over 2 stitches*
Work to desired length, then bind-off normally on a right-side row.

This week is the third video in a new series called Fancy Stitch Combos. In this series I hope to demonstrate stitches that have been requested, and hopefully introduce you to some new ones that I think are pretty and useful. Feel free to drop me a note if you’d like to submit an idea for a video in this series.

Information on things you’ll see in this video:

The sweater I’m wearing is my Ombre Dyed Sweater, pattern + video tutorial.

The scarf on the mannequin is One Row Handspun Scarf, knit with Cascade 220.

The bulky yarn I used in the sample is Berroco Peruvia Quick.

The pink yarn I used in the smaller sample is Berroco Vintage.

The wood needles I use for demonstration are by Clover, size 10.5 (6.5mm).

Fancy Stitch Combos – Daisy Stitch

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Instructions for working the Daisy Stitch:
Setup Row: K1, P to last stitch, K1
Row 1 (RS): K1, *K3tog without pulling finished stitch off left needle, YO, K3tog the same stitches again, P1* repeat between *s until 4 stitches remain, K3tog without pulling finished stitch off left needle, YO, K3tog the same stitches again, K1.
Rows 2 & 4: K1, P to last stitch, K1
Row 3: K1, P1, K1, *K3tog without pulling finished stitch off left needle, YO, K3tog the same stitches again, P1* repeat between *s until 6 stitches remain, K3tog without pulling finished stitch off left needle, YO, K3tog the same stitches again, K1, P1, K1
Bind-Off purl-wise on wrong side row.
To work this stitch in-the-round, knit all stitches on all even numbered rows.

This week is the second video in a new series called Fancy Stitch Combos. In this series I hope to demonstrate stitches that have been requested, and hopefully introduce you to some new ones that I think are pretty and useful. Feel free to drop me a note if you’d like to submit an idea for a video in this series.

Information on things you’ll see in this video:

The sweater I’m wearing is my Ombre Dyed Sweater, pattern + video tutorial.

The scarf on the mannequin is One Row Handspun Scarf, knit with Cascade 220.

The bulky yarn I used in the sample is Berroco Peruvia Quick.

The blue yarn I used in the smaller sample is Berroco Vintage.

The wood needles I use for demonstration are by Clover, size 10.5 (6.5mm).

Fancy Stitch Combos – Purse Stitch

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Instructions for working this stitch:
- Cast-on an even number of stitches
- Work every row: K1, *yo, SSK*, repeat between *s to last stitch, K1

This week we’re starting a new series called Fancy Stitch Combos. In this series I hope to demonstrate stitches that have been requested, and hopefully introduce you to some new stitches that I think are pretty and useful. Feel free to drop me a note if you’d like to submit an idea for a video in this series.

Information on things you’ll see in this video:

The sweater I’m wearing is my Ombre Dyed Sweater, pattern + video tutorial.

The scarf on the mannequin is One Row Handspun Scarf, knit with Cascade 220.

The bulky yarn I used in the sample is Berroco Peruvia Quick.

The yellow DK weight yarn I used is Madeline Tosh Sport.

The wood needles I use for demonstration are by Clover, size 10.5 (6.5mm).