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Vine & Roses—Kitchener Stitch flip

October 1, 2014

Kitchener stitch has just been worked over the first Wavy Border, with wrong sides facing.

 

Vine & Roses graft 1

Now the front needle begins to move anti-clockwise

Vine & Roses graft 2

until it lies behind what was the back needle. So now the right sides are together.

Vine & Roses graft 3

Do this same turn-around again when you get to the Wavy Border at the other side.


Indigo Cones: corners tutorial

June 11, 2014

Indigo corner 1 for Knitty

 

1. With first DPN and RS facing, pick up (but don’t knit) 8[8, 8, 10, 10, 10, 10] sts (one stitch for every 2 rows) from right selvedge edge of piece, from bottom to top of hem edge.

1. With first DPN and RS facing, pick up (but don’t knit) 8[8, 8, 10, 10, 10, 10] sts (one stitch for every 2 rows) from right selvedge edge of piece, from bottom to top of hem edge.

2. With 2nd DPN and RS facing repeat with other selvedge.

2. With 2nd DPN and RS facing repeat with other selvedge.

3. Fold DPN behind work and pin in place. Left front shown, RS facing.

3. Fold DPN behind work and pin in place.
RS-facing shown here (left front).

4. Fold DPN behind work and pin in place. Right front shown, WS facing.

4. DPN folded behind work – WS-facing (right front).

5. Work these edges together with live stitches on next row at same time as decreases are worked.  Right front shown.

5. On next row work these edges together with live stitches, at same time as decreases are worked.
Right front shown here.

6. Work these edges together with live stitches on next row at same time as decreases are worked.  Left  front shown.

6. Edges & live stitches being worked together – left front.

7. Completed fold, secured in place. Right front, WS shown.

7. Completed fold, knitted into place.
WS shown (right front).

8. Completed folds. RS of work shown.

8. Completed folds, RS facing at front.

Indigo corner 2 for Knitty