Oct
10

Knit & Crochet Checkered Patterns

Knit & Crochet Checkered Patterns

This week on Ask Me Monday, I show how to knit and crochet checkered patterns for eye-catching projects. Give the swatches a whirl, then dive on into to making one of the featured cowl patterns in the YarnYAY! Box #54. Have fun!

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Knit & Crochet Checkered Patterns: Swatch it!

Checkered Cowl patterns in the YarnYAY! October Box #54

Mosaic Knit Checkered Swatch
You’ll need 2 colors of yarn in any weight, and corresponding-sized needles. The photo above shows Rowan Norwegian Wool in colors, Cappucino & Daphne and was knit with US 5/3.75 mm needles.

 

With A, CO 21 sts.

Rows 1-2: Knit.

Join B when necessary.

Rows 3-4: With B, *Sl 1, K2; rep from * to end.

Rows 5-6: With A, knit.

Repeat Rows 3-6 until piece measures a square (or desired length).

 

Make Me!: Dottie Checkered Mosiac Knit Stitch

Knit Checkered Cowl

Pleased as Plaid Cowl, featured in the YarnYAY! November Box #54

 

Crochet Checkered Swatch
You’ll need 2 colors of yarn in any weight, and corresponding-sized needles. The photo above shows Rowan Norwegian Wool in colors, Cappucino & Daphne and was crocheted with US 7/4.5 mm hook.

With A, ch 25.

Row 1: Dc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 2 ch (skipped ch does not count as st), *with B, dc in next 3 ch **, with A, dc in next 3 ch; rep from * across, ending the last rep at **. Turn. – 90 sts.

Row 2: Ch 1 (does not count as st throughout), dc in first 3 sts, *with A, dc in next 3 sts**, with B, dc in next 3 sts; rep from * across, ending last rep at ** and joining B to last st. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, dc first 3 sts, *with A, dc in next 3 sts**, with B, dc in next 3 sts; rep from * across, ending last rep at **. Turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, dc in first 3 sts, *with B dc in next 3 sts**, with A, dc in next 3 sts; rep from * across, ending last rep at ** and joining A to last st. Turn

Row 5: Ch 1, dc in first 3 sts, *with B dc in next 3 sts**, with A, dc in next 3 sts; rep from * across, ending last rep at ** . Turn

Row 6: Ch 1, dc first 3 sts, *with A, dc in next 3 sts**, with B dc in next 3 sts; rep from * across, ending last rep at ** and joining B to last st. Turn.

Repeat Rows 2-6 until piece measures a square (or desired length).

 

Make Me!: Dottie Checkered Mosiac Knit Stitch

Checks, Please Crochet Cowl by Toni Lipsey

Checks, Please Cowl Featured in the YarnYAY! November Box #54

 

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