Madeira Mesh

Madeira Mesh by natalief on flickr

Madeira Mesh by natalief on flickr

Yarn: Patons UK 100% Cotton 4 ply (fingering) in lilac.
Needles: I used 3.5 mm.
Gauge: Madeira Mesh
Stitch Count Repeat:  Multiple of 6 sts plus 7.
Book: A Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Page: 151

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

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Dewdrop Pattern

Dewdrop Pattern

Yarn: Nature Spun, Sport Weight
Wraps Per Inch:
Needles: US 4s/3.50 mm
Gauge: 7sts=1″
Pattern: Dewdrop Pattern
Stitch Count Repeat: Multiple of 6sts
Book: A Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Page: 149
Knit by: Victoria Jicha

Variation Honeybee

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Yarn: Lion Brand Wool-Ease Solid – 171 Gold
Wraps Per Inch: 11 wpi
Needles: US 9 (5.5mm)
Gauge: 4.5 sts/in
Pattern: Variation Honeybee
Stitch Count Repeat: Multiple of 12sts
Book: Charted Knitting Designs (A Third Treasury of Knitting Patterns) Page: 254
Difficult Techniques, if any: Picking up the loose strands on row 6 is a bit confusing.
Comments, if any: Blocking is an absolute must.
Knit by: MissCathexis (Ravelry ID: Cathexis)

Openwork Hourglass, Knit Version

Yarn: Patons Classic Wool Merino
Needles: 4.5 mm US size 7
Gauge:5 stitches= 1 inch
Pattern: Openwork Hourglass, Knit Version
Stitch Count Repeat:  Multiples of 6 stitches
Book: A Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Page: 162

Knit by: yarnchef

Veil Stitch

Veil Stitch

Yarn: Knitpicks Gloss Fingering
Wraps Per Inch: 16 WPI
Needles: US 3
Gauge: 6-7 sts per inch. It’s difficult to get an accurate measurement here.
Pattern: Veil Stitch
Stitch Count Repeat: Any number of sts
Book: Book 1, A Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Page: 165
Difficult Techniques, if any: There’s a learning curve in how you wrap the stitch, but once you have it figured out, it works really well. It grows really fast and has great elasticity. Would probably be neat for making market bags, etc.
Comments:  Each stitch is elongated and twisted twice by the way that one wraps the stitch.

Knit by: Nicole Hindes of allbuttonedup.wordpress.com

Barred Knit Pattern

Barred Knit Pattern

Yarn: Cascade 220 Superwash
Needles: US #8
Gauge: 5 st/inch after blocking
Pattern: Barred Knit Pattern
Stitch Count Repeat: Multiple of 6 stitches
Book: A Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Page: 152

Comments: easy and pretty fun.

Knit by: Nicole Hindes

Fuchsia

Fushia

Yarn: Debbie Bliss – Cashmere blend – (salmon color in real life)
Wraps Per Inch: 8                                                                                                                                                                         Needles: 6
Gauge: 4 stitches and 6 rows per inch
Pattern: Fushia
Stitch Count Repeat: multiple of 6                                                                                                                                                       Book: Treasury
Page: 149

Knit by: Denise

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