Double Faggoting

Double Faggoting

Yarn: Cascade Fixation
Wraps Per Inch: 11-12 wpi
Needles: US #4
Gauge: (relaxed)16 sts X 22 rows over 4 inches X 4 inches (10 cm X 10 cm) in pattern. Will vary greatly depending on blocking.
Pattern: Double Faggoting
Stitch Count Repeat: Multiple of 4 plus 1.
Book: Charted Designs: A Third Treasury of Knitting
Chapter: Uncharted Miscellany
Page: 251

Notes: A reversible stitch. Knit in a fine yarn on large needles it’s lacier, but still has an accordion-like effect (see pics 3 & 4). However, as Walker notes, in a dk-worsted weight like Fixation and knit on small needles, it has the elasticity of regular ribbing. It has to be stretched or blocked to see the lacy effect. Relaxed, it is very compact and dense. See second pic.

Knit by: phoenix

Double Faggoting Relaxed

J-Knits Double Fagotting

J-Knits Double Fagotting side angle


5 Responses to “Double Faggoting”

  1. Diana Troldahl Says:

    Thank you for doing so many samples :-}
    I love how it looks in mohair!

  2. spunknit Says:

    Phoenix, you are very thorough in your examination of the stitch patterns! Its great to be able to see the stitch in various forms. Thanks for all your in depth hard work!

  3. mikmom Says:

    I never would have used this stitch, based on the photos in the book, but you’ve shown me how very pretty it can be. I’ll certainly consider using it now.

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