By Sally Muir
* the appropriate reward for dog-lovers and knitters all over * comprises styles for 25 puppy breeds * effortless sufficient to make in a number of evenings most sensible in convey bargains the original opportuity to knit your self a puppy. There are 25 varied breeds integrated, from a perky Poodle to a burly Bulldog, a pleasant Dalmation to a faithful Labrador. With Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne's designs now you can knit your necessary puppy, reproduce your favorite breed, or maybe knit the puppy you will have continuously desperately sought after. The canines are strangely effortless to make. it's going to merely take a number of evenings to create a covetable spouse for all times. Idiosyncratic descriptions of a number of the breeds accompany appealing images, making this publication irresistable for either willing knitters and committed dog-lovers.
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Row 7: K2tog, yf, k3, yf, * s1, k2tog, psso, yf, k3, yf; rep from * to last 2 sts, s1, k1, psso. Row 8: P. Rep rows 1–8. qxp 8/14/06 10:23 AM Page 45 Ridged Eyelet Border Multiple of 2 +1. Rows 1, 2, and 3: K. Row 4 (WS): * P2tog, yrn; rep from * to last st, p1. Rows 5, 6, and 7: K. Row 8: P. Rep rows 1–8. Cascading Leaves Worked over 16 sts on a background of reverse St st. Row 1 (RS): P1, k3, k2tog, k1, yrn, p2, yon, k1, s1, k1, psso, k3, p1. Row 2 and every alt row: K1, p6, k2, p6, k1. Row 3: P1, k2, k2tog, k1, yf, k1, p2, k1, yf, k1, s1, k1, psso, k2, p1.
If you don’t want to work from the chart, you can follow it to write out the instructions so they will be easier for you to follow, and vice versa, as you can draw your own chart from written instructions if you prefer that method. qxp 8/14/06 10:23 AM Page 50 Cables and Bobbles: Gallery of Stitch Patterns #3 Put your cabling skills into practice by working the following stitch patterns. The first three give directions for the cable section only—cast on a few extra stitches (for a swatch, six extra stitches either side of the cable should be enough).
Round and round. Another fabulous thing about knitting in the round is that you can knit in stockinette stitch without having to purl. As you will be knitting every round, the bumps will fall to the inside of the tube and the outside will be all lovely smooth stockinette stitch! You can work different stitch patterns in the round, too. The Magic Loop Method I love the Magic Loop and I use it whenever I can. It’s so painfully simple that I can’t believe I didn’t know about it years ago. qxp 8/14/06 10:17 AM Page 34 No twists in stitches: Cast-on for circulars (left) and dpns (right).