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ColourSpun in Stitches – Jacquard Stitch

Jacquard Stitch

This stitch produces a fairly tight fabric that starts with a lovely scalloped edge at the cast on.

You will need:

ColourSpun yarn of your choice

Knitting needles to suite your yarn

Abbreviations

K             knit

P             purl

Sl             slip next stitch purl wise

YF           bring yarn to front of work

YB           take yarn to back of work

St/s        stitch/es

Instructions

Cast on a multiple of 8 sts + 2
Row 1: K1, * YF; sl 4; YB; k4; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Row 2: P1, * p3; YB; sl 4; YF; p1; repeat from * to last st, p1.
Row 3: K1,  * k2; YF; sl4; YB; k2; repeat from * to last st, k1
Row 4: P1, * p1; YB; sl 4; YF; p3; repeat from * to last st, p1.
Row 5: K1, * k4; YF; sl 4; YB; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Row 6: P1, * YB; sl 3; YF; p4; YB; sl 1;  repeat from * to last st, p1.
Row 7: K1, * k1; YF; sl 4; YB; k3; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Row 8: P1, * p4; YB; sl4; YF; repeat from * to last st, p1.
Row 9: K1, * YF; sl 3; YB; k4; YF; sl 1; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Row 10: P1, *YB; sl 2; YF; p4; YB sl 2; repeat from * to last st, p1.
Row 11: K1, * YF; sl 1; YB; k4; YF; sl 3; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Row 12: P1, *YB; sl 4; YF; p4; repeat from * to last st, p1.

Repeat 12 rows of pattern until work reaches desired length.

Cast off.

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