Week 5 – Open Pillar Work

Open Pillar Work Stitch Pattern Dishcloth

Open Pillar Work Stitch Pattern Dishcloth

-51sts across n – Cast on 51 sts. 

-5 kp across – Knit 5 rows K1,P1 across for seed st. pattern (and yes, I thought kp was some funky knitting term that surpassed my years of knowledge, all 10 of them vs. her 70).

-pt. r1 right; k then yarn towards heart down, sl, 2k, left over right by 2, rep till 1, k – Row 1: (RS) K1 *yo, sl.1, K2, peso the two knit sts. over: rep From * to last st., K1  (Come ON GG, really? How did you follow this pattern! Well….she seemed to have no trouble. I rescind my judgement).

-r2 p – Row 2: (WS) P. (Thank the Lord above! A notation that required absolutely no cursing!)

-fin as b – Knit 4 Rows in K1,P1 Seed St. Bind off in Same Fashion (Again, no cursing! Finally a break that resulted in absolutely NO FROGGING!)

≈ Simplified Pattern ≈

  • Cast on 51 sts.
  • Knit 5 rows K1,P1 across for seed st. pattern
  • Row 1: (RS) K1 *yo, sl.1, K2, peso the two knit sts. over: rep From * to last st., K1
  • Row 2: (WS) P.
  • Continue in this fashion until pattern is desired length.
  • Knit 4 Rows in K1,P1 Seed St. Bind off in Same Fashion

 

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