Two-Color Fabric Stitch

Yarn: Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted
Wraps Per Inch:
Needles: US #8 (5 mm)
Gauge: 5 1/2 stitches by 10 rows in 1 inch
Pattern: Two Color Fabric Stitch
Stitch Count Repeat:  Multiple of 2 sts (even number of stitches)
Book: Third Treasury aka Charted Knitting Designs
Page: 228

Knit by: Diana Troldahl

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Triple-Slip Tweed Three-Color Variation


Yarn: Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted
Wraps Per Inch:
Needles: U.S. #9 (5.5 mm)
Gauge:  6 stitches by 16 rows per inch in pattern stitch
Pattern: Triple-Slip  Tweed Three-Color Variation
Stitch Count Repeat:  multiple of 4 stitches and 12 rows
Book: Charted Knitting Designs (Third Treasury of Knitting)
Page: 232
Knit by: Diana Troldahl

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Lattice with Striped Background

Lattice with Striped Background variegated bg2

Yarn: Patons Classic Wool Merino Natural, Wedgewood & Denim
Wraps Per Inch: 11 wpi
Gauge:17 sts/40 rows over 4 inches in pattern
Needle: US 4/3.5mm
Stitch Count Repeat: 12 sts (24 minimum)
Book: Charted Knitting Designs, Color Patterns
Page: 241

Knit by: phoenix
Extra Notes: Since the picture in the book represents this pattern fairly accurately, I thought it would be interesting to see the swatch using a variegated yarn for one of the colors. If the two yarns are in the same family, the effect changes from one of a solid stripe background to effectively softening the variegated effect. The following swatches mimic the solid colors used in the book: Read the rest of this entry »

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