Thursday, October 29, 2015
November 2013 Pattern of the month Machine knit
Tuck Stitch Vest 1984 by N. Banks
Pattern info: Cap sleeve with 1 inch mock rib at top and 2 inch mock ribbing at bottom.
About 26 inches long.
Size: 40-42-44 one size fits all
Machine: SK 700, no ribber needed, has mock rib.
Gauge: 6 inch/13.5 rows to the inch
Tension: 10 for tuck, 7 for the ribbing.
Stitch Pattern: Tuck stitch #242A, or Any that will give gauge.
Tension 7 RC 0. Cast on 138 stitches. For mock hem, knit 27 rows.
RC 27: transfer stitches to every other needle for picot hem. Leave empty needles in WP.
Ten 10: knit 1 row.
Ten 7 RC O: knit 27 rows, hang hem. With carriage on left, set tuck pattern.
Ten 10: RC 0: knit 189 rows. Cast on 6 stitches each side of carriage by e wrapping. RC 191.
Ten 10, RC 0: knit 121 rows. Stop tuck pattern, set to plain knitting here for hem.
Ten 7, RC 0: knit 14 rows, transfer stitches to every other needle for picot hem. Leave empty
needles in WP.
Ten 10: knit 1 row.
Ten 7 RC 0: knit 13 rows.
Ten 10 knit 1 row. Bind off around gate posts. Hand sew top hem down. Make two a like. Sew together at side seams under sleeve down to hem and across tops of sleeves leaving 10 to 12 inches across top open for head. You can also single crochet around the end of the sleeves and neck if you wish.
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December 2013 Stitch of the Month Crochet
Multiples of 5 + 2, (add 2 for base chain)
For sample chain 14, ( 5+2+2= 14)
Row 1: (right side): Skip 3 ch (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into next ch, *3 ch, skip 3
ch, 1 dc into each of next 2 ch; rep from * to end, turn.
Row 2: 3 ch (count as 1 dc), skip first st, * 5 dc into 2nd ch of next 3 chs
rep from * ending 1 dc into top of turning ch, turn.
Row 3: 3 ch (count as 1 dc), skip first st, 1 dc into next dc, * 3 ch, skip 3 dc, 1 dc
into each of next 2 dc; rep from * to end, turn.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until desired length.