Jan
03

Star Stitch | @theknitshow Swatch-A-Day 3

Star Stitch | Knit a Swatch with Vickie Howell and The Knit Show!

Star Stitch Swatch

One of our favorite textural stitches that works with any weight yarn.

To be honest, this yearโ€™s Pantone Color, Ultra-violet, is not our gig. But the pops of it in this Mintalicious colorway is perfection.

YARN: Spun Right Round Big Rad Bulky 

NEEDLES: Size I.S. 11/8 mm needles (these beauties are form the Marblz interchangeable set.)

Special Stitch: Make Star (MS)
Purl 3 sts tog, leaving them on LH needle; YO, p the same 3 sts tog again; let sts drop off LH needle. (Watch Insta Story on 1/3 for demo) #tksswatchaday 

SWATCH:

CO 17 sts.
Rows 1-2: *P1, k1; Rep from * to last st, p1.
Rows 3&5 (RS): Knit.
Row 4: P1, *MS, p1; from * to end.
Row 6: P3, MS, *p1, MS; rep from * to last 3 sts, p3.
Repeat Rows 3-6 until piece is square(ish).
Repeat Rows 1-2.

BO in patt.

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