New Lacy Leaf Blanket Square

July 23, 2009

Lacy Leaves Blanket Square

Lacy Leaf Square

Lacy Leaf Square

Cast on 8 stitches onto double pointed needles (or use magic loop or 2 circulars, change to a 16”circular when you have enough stitches) placing a marker every 2 stitches. Starting with round 1 work chart 4 times every round.

Chart for Leaf Square

Chart for Leaf Square

R1 (RS): k1, yo, k1
R2: k3,
R3: k1, yo, k1, yo, k1,
R4: k5,
R5: k1, yo, k3, yo, k1,
R6: k7,
R7: k1, yo, k5, yo, k1,
R8: k9,
R9: k1, yo, k7, yo, k1,
R10: k1, m1, k9, m1, k1,
R11: k1, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k1,
R12: k15,
R13: k1, yo, k3, yo, k2, p3tog, k2, yo, k3, yo, k1,
R14: k17,
R15: k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, p3tog, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1,
R16: k19,
R17: k1, yo, k7, yo, sl1 k2tog psso, yo, k7, yo, k1,
R18: k1, m1, k19, m1, k1,
R19: k1, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k1,
R20: k25,
R21: k1, yo, k3, yo, k2, p3tog, k2, yo, k3, yo, k2, p3tog, k2, yo, k3, yo, k1,
R22: k27,
R23: k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, p3tog, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, p3tog, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1,
R24: k29,
R25: k1, yo, k7, yo, sl1 k2tog psso, yo, k7, yo, sl1 k2tog psso, yo, k7, yo, k1,
R26: k1, m1, k29, m1, k1,
R27: k1, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k1,
R28: k35,
R29: k1, yo, k3, yo, k2, p3tog, k2, yo, k3, yo, k2, p3tog, k2, yo, k3, yo, k2, p3tog, k2, yo, k3, yo, k1,
R30: k37,
R31: k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, p3tog, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, p3tog, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, p3tog, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1,
R32: k39,
R33: k1, yo, k7, yo, sl1 k2tog psso, yo, k7, yo, sl1 k2tog psso, yo, k7, yo, sl1 k2tog psso, yo, k7, yo, k1
R34: ssk, p37, k2tog,

Bind off all stitches, weave in ends.

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Pattern for Blanket Square

July 10, 2009

Plain 9″ Blanket Square

Plain 9 Blanket Square

Plain 9" Blanket Square


Yarn: Plymouth Encore (Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi), Yardage; 200 yards (183 meters),
Unit weigh; 100 grams (3.53 ounces), Fiber Content: 75% Acrylic, 25% Wool
or Cascade 220 (Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi), Yardage; 220 yards (201 meters), Unit weigh; 100 grams (3.53 ounces), Fibers; 100% Peruvian Highland Wool.)
One ball or hank of either yarn will make at least 2 squares.

Needle size: US 7 (4.5 mm) 16″ circular and a set of double points. Use a needle size that will get gauge.

Notions: St markers, yarn needle

Gauge: 20 stitches = 4 inches and 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) over St st.

Cast on 152 stitches, placing a marker every 38 stitches, 4 sections each with 38 stitches. Place a marker for the beginning and join for working in the round.
Round 1 and all odd numbered rounds: SSK, knit to 2 stitches before marker, knit 2 together. Repeat 3 more times.
Round 2 and 4: Purl all stitches.
Round 6 to end: Start working stockinette instead of garter stitch until there are only 8 stitches total left. Cut yarn, leaving a 6″tail, thread yarn onto yarn needle and through remaining stitches, pull tight and weave in all ends.


Plain 9″ Blanket Square

July 10, 2009


Plain 9" Blanket Square, originally uploaded by mcelwainamy.

Currently writing the pattern, should be done shortly. It’s very easy!