Saracen’s Crown

Saracen's Crown closeup by natalief, on Flickr

Saracen’s Crown closeup by natalief, on Flickr

Yarn: Patons 100% Cotton DK, color: natural/beige/grey

Wraps Per Inch: ?
Needles: 4mm
Gauge: ?
Pattern: Saracen’s Crown
Stitch Count Repeat: 17 sts and 14 rows
Book: A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Page: 33-34

Difficult Techniques: There were a number of stitches used in this that I had not used before but the trickiest was K, YO, K, YO, K all in one st.

Comments: Very useful design if you need a 3d crown in your knitting anywhere.

Knit by: natalieford on Ravelry = Natalie Ford Knits (natalieford.com) = natalief on flickr

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Jacquard Diamonds

Walker Jacquard Diamonds
Yarn: Paton’s Classic Wool, Worsted Weight
Needles: US 6, 4mm
Gauge: 5.2 st per inch
Pattern: Jacquard Diamonds
Stitch Count Repeat: 16 st repeat, 18 row pattern repeat
Book: A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Page: 24

Knit by: Karen Zander

Indian Cross Stitch

Indian-Cross
Yarn: Patons Classic Wool
Needles: US #6, 4mm
Gauge: (1 rep) 8 st = 2″  12 rows =2..75″
Pattern: Indian Cross Stitch
Stitch Count Repeat:    Multiple of 8sts (12rows)
Book: “A Treasury of Knitting Patterns”
Page: 112
Difficult Techniques, if any: Wrap yarn around needle 4 times, knit the stitch. Next row: Slip stitches dropping all YO’s to make 1 long stitch.
Comments: Fabric looks exactly the same on both sides.

Knit by:

Slipped Rib Check

Yarn: O-Wool Classic, color: Thistle

Needles: US7/4.50mm

Gauge: 4.5 sts per inch

Pattern: Slipped Rib Check

Repeat: multiple of 4 sts

Book: Second Treasury

Page: 22

Knit by: Bonnie

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Cornflower Pattern

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Yarn: Cascade 220, cream
Needles: US #6/4mm KnitPicks Options
Gauge: 4.5 st/inch after blocking
Pattern: Cornflower Pattern
Stitch Count Repeat: Panel of 18 stitches
Book: A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Page: 31
Knit by: Emilee

Note: This swatch shows three vertical repeats and two horizontal repeats. See a closeup after the jump. Read the rest of this entry »

Bud Stitch

bud stitch

Yarn: Cascade 220, cream
Needles: US #6/4mm KnitPicks Options
Gauge: 4.5 st/inch after blocking
Pattern: Bud Stitch
Stitch Count Repeat: Panel of 12 stitches
Book: A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Page: 31
Knit by: Emilee

Note: This swatch shows three vertical repeats and three horizontal repeats. This is a very textured pattern, see a shot of the texture after the jump. Read the rest of this entry »

Jacquard Stitch

jacquard_stitch
Yarn: Elann Superwash Bamboo
WPI: 9
Needles: 4mm (US 6)
Gauge: 5.25 sts per inch over pattern, blocked
Pattern: Jacquard Stitch
Stitch Count Repeat: Multiple of 6 sts
Book: A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Page: 23
Comments: The fabric with this stitch is quite firm, much firmer than stockinette. It still stretches width-wise, but not so much in length.

Knit by: SabrinaKnits

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