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Quilting Stitch

Posted by TacieJ on June 30, 2017 in Instructional, knitting |

When I joined in the Jimmy Beans Wool (JBW) Semi-Precious Tosh Shawl Mystery Knit-a-Longs (MKAL) the pattern used what the designer is calling a Quilted Stitch.  I’ve also seen it called a Diamond Stitch or an Open Diamond Stitch. I found it somewhat confusing at first.

I was asked how I learned the stitch.  I thought this might help someone else.

The written abbreviations for the quilted stitches are t1r and t1l (twist one to the right, and twist one to the left).  This is how you do a t1r and t1l and how to do a complete repeat of the pattern.

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Cat in the Hat Knit Bookmark

Posted by TacieJ on April 23, 2016 in Instructional, knitting |

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Yarn: Not much worsted (medium (4)) Red, White & Blue.  I used Caron Simply Soft Solids Blue Mint, Red Heart Classic Solid White & Red Heart Classic Solid Jockey Red

Needles & Hooks:  US 7 Double Pointed Knitting Needles
4.5 MM (US 7 or G or H) Crochet Hook

Notions: Tapestry needle

Gauge: Not important at all (my kind of project!)

Need to Know Knitting:  Casting on, Knitting in the round, Increasing, adding a color, and how to chain in Crochet!

Abbreviations:
kfb = knit into front and back of stitch (increase)
k = knit

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