Austrian Block Pattern

Austrian Block Square

Yarn:  Cascade 220
Wraps Per Inch: 9
Needles: 4.5 mm, 7 US
Gauge: 5 spi
Pattern: Austrian Block Pattern
Stitch Count Repeat: multiple of 10 stitches
Book: A Second Treasury of Stitch Patterns
Page:  146
Comments, if any: It’s helpful to read the introduction to this chapter to try out Walker’s alternate way of making the right and left twist.  I think perhaps the left twist was indeed slightly tighter and neater.  This block was a lot of fun to do and was very easy.

I’ve included a picture of the pattern unblocked below.

Knit by: liakno (ravelry)

<Ausrian Block unblocked>


3 Responses to “Austrian Block Pattern”

  1. Michelle Says:

    What a gorgeous swatch! I love the pattern, and the color, too! I can’t wait to try this one out. What colorway did you use?

  2. Spunknit Says:

    This is a beautifully knit swatch, and the perfect color for a stitch that reminds me of ears of wheat!

  3. liliad Says:

    That’s just what I thought–ears of wheat. I liked this swatch even more after knitting it than I had when I started–it was really fun to do. I think it is colorway 2437, one of the heathers.

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