Decorative Lozenges

Decorative Lozenges
Yarn: generic wool/acrylic blend 20%/80%
Wraps Per Inch: 10 wpi
Needles: 3mm aluminium (prym)
Gauge: 31 st and 37 rows to 10cm/4 inches in pattern
Pattern: Decorative Lozenges
Stitch Count Repeat: Multiple of 14 stitches
Book: Charted Knitting Designs – A Third Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Page: 140-141
knit by zeph
Comments: Swatch is 2 repeats wide by 2 repeats high. Gauge is only approximate because the number of stitches per repeat varies between 14 and 16 depending on the row being worked. The reverse side looks almost like it’s quilted (see below)

Decorative Lozenges (reverse side)


6 Responses to “Decorative Lozenges”

  1. sappho Says:

    Well, this is interesting; I do find the back of this as attractive (maybe even more so) than the front. Perhaps because of all the knit areas? But, I wonder if in general, I’ve been confusing “patterns with an attractive back side” with “reversible.” “Attractive back” patterns probably aren’t supposed to be “You can use this pattern with either side out,” but “this will look nice if the back becomes visible for any reason.”

  2. Mary de B Says:

    Yes, it looks like you could use it for a scarf and it wouldn’t look bad if the other side showed. Does it curl, or lay pretty flat?

  3. zeph Says:

    It does curl a little, but nowhere near as pronounced as basic stockinette. I think it would be fine in a scarf.

  4. missbitesalot Says:

    Wow–this is a prime example of the map ain’t the territory. This looks way more architectural and interesting than the swatch in the book.

  5. Smuddpie Says:

    Thanks for showing the back. I’ve been cruising through my treasuries for baby blanket blocks, and it’s very helpful to know what the back will look like!

  6. Arii Rowling Says:

    These are the most Beautiful patterns that I have ever seen. It is an absolute Honor to view & try these. :)

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