Stitch On Sunday Blanket Week Twenty-six
Welcome to week 26 of the Stitch on Sunday Blanket.
If you don’t know what I’m talking about you can head here for the full explanation and start with week one.
Week 26’s square is a simple building block-type design, but it was actually a little trickier than I anticipated.
The YouTube video for the swatch is now online so you can see exactly how to knit a full repeat, and there is also a video to teach you how to connect your knitting to the previous square as you work.
I send a weekly email to my mailing list, so if you would like an email once a week to remind you to work on your blanket, you can sign up here.
Please note, since the blanket squares started in January 2021, the emails you receive will start from week one. So you may see what is ahead long before you receive them. They will arrive weekly from the first Sunday after you sign up.
PIN NOW AND KNIT IT LATER!
For the entire blanket, I will be using James C Brett DK with Merino since I have lots leftover from when I was selling baby knits. It’s a warm and soft yarn which is machine washable and, frankly, I won’t use it for much else now.
I’m also using 3.5mm (US 4) needles as I like the tight-knit look that this gives the James C Brett.
Please feel free to use whichever weight, type, and style yarn you prefer. There are no rules on this blanket. I am really looking forward to seeing all the wonderful versions you create. The only reason I am telling you the yarn and needles I’m using is in case you do want it exactly like mine.
WEEK TWENTY-SIX- SYNCOPATED LACE
- k – knit
- p – purl
- yo – yarn over
- k2tog – knit two stitches together
- RH – right hand
- LH – left hand
- st(s) – stitch(es)
- rep – repeat
Cast on 40 sts. (41 sts if joining as you go).
Or a multiple of 20 sts. Change your needle size if the square is not the right size for you.
Row 1: *k1, (k2tog, yo) four times, k1, p10; rep from * to end
Row 2: *k10, p10, rep from * to end
Row 3: *k1, (yo, k2tog) four times, k11; rep from * to end
Row 4: p
Rep rows 1 – 4, then work rows 1 & 2 once more.
Row 11: *p10, k1, (k2tog, yo) four times, k1; rep from * to end
Row 12: *p10, k10; rep from * to end
Row 13: *k11, (yo, k2tog) four times, k1; rep from * to end
Row 14: p
Rep rows 11 – 14, then work rows 11 & 12 once more
20 rows in total
Rep rows 1 – 20 once more
Then work rows 1 – 8
See you next week for week 27!
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