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Time:0h10
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Nice 'n' Simple
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Knitting

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London, GB
2008
Knitted Jumper Dress
Basket Stitch
Knitted Monster
Mini Fimo Rosette
the start of my blanket!

well, because of my course (fashion knitwear) I'm constantly trying out different stitches and patterns. This is resulting in me having a growing number of squares and nothing to do with them.
I have therefore decided i'm going to knit a square in each stitch and then sew everything together to make a blanket.
Here is my first square!
Basket stitch.



Instructions

You Will Need


Cost
Almost Nothing
  • Step 1

    Cast on one row. The stitch is worked in multiples of 6 so make sure the number of stitches you cast on is divisible by 6. I cast on 30 stitches.

  • Step 2

    Row 1. Knit all the way across.

  • Step 3

    Row 2. Purl all the way across.

  • Step 4

    Row 3. Knit 1, purl 4 - repeat the whole way across the row.

  • Step 5

    Row 4. Purl 1, knit 4- repeat the whole way across the row.

  • Step 6

    Row 5. Knit 1, purl 4 - repeat the whole way across the row.

  • Step 7

    Row 6. Purl 1, knit 4- repeat the whole way across the row.

  • Step 8

    Row 7. Knit all the way across.

  • Step 9

    Row 8. Purl all the way across.

  • Step 10

    Row 9. Purl 2, knit 2- repeat the whole way across the row.

  • Step 11

    Row 10. Knit 2, Purl 2- repeat the whole way across the row.

  • Step 12

    Row 11. Purl 2, knit 2- repeat the whole way across the row.

  • Step 13

    Row 12. Knit 2, Purl 2- repeat the whole way across the row.

  • Step 14

    Repeat from step 2 until you're finished.
    Cast off.
    You're done!

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Comments

quirky been v.
quirky been v. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 8 projects

i just strated knitting so i need to learn more stitches. Thank for adding to my stitch inventory!!! ps i like the idea for the blanket!! i might try that!!

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Katnip
Katnip · 2 projects

Thanks so much! I had no clue how to properly basket stich, and most tuts have you scratching your head saying "what?"
so thanks a bunch!

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