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Square #10 by Sarah Bradberry

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Square 10

Finished Size

9 x 9 inches (22.5 x 22.5cm)

Gauge

20sts and 28 rows to 4 inches (10cm) over st st

Materials

1oz (approx 25gms) of Bernat Simply Soft 100% acrylic 4 ply worsted in colour cream - unknown yardage.

Needles:
US size 6 (Old UK 8 or Metric 4mm)

Abbreviations

K = Knit
P = Purl
K2tog = Knit 2 together
P2tog = Purl 2 together

Pattern

House motif:

This pattern is worked over 28 stitches in all against a reversed stocking stitch background

1st row: (RS) P2, K7, K into front of 2nd st on left hand needle then into front of first st - called T2R -, P6, K into back of 2nd st on left hand needle then into front of first st - called T2L -, K7, P2.

2nd row: K2, P9, K6, P9, K2.

Rep 1st and 2nd rows once more.

5th row: P2, K4, yo, K2tog, K1, T2R, P6, T2L, K3, yo, K2tog, K2, P2.

6th row: K2, P4, yo, P2 tog, P3, K6, P5, yo, P2 tog, P2, K2.

Rep 5th and 6th rows twice more.

11th row: P2, K4, yo, K2tog, K1, T2R, P1, (P1, K1, P1) all into next st, turn and K3, turn and P3 then lift 2nd and 3rd sts over first st to form door knob, P4, T2L, K3, yo, K2tog, K2, P2.

12th row: As 6th.

Rep 5th and 6th rows twice more.

17th row: As 1st.

18th row: As 2nd.

19th row: P2, K8, T2R, P4, T2L, K8, P2

20th row: K2, P10, K4, P10, K2.

21st row: P2, K9, T2R, P2, T2L, K9, P2.

22nd row: K2, P11, K2, P11, K2.

23rd row: P2, K10, T2R, T2L, K10, P2.

24th row: K2, P24, K2.

25th row: P2, K24, P2.

26th row: As 24th.

27th row: P2, K4, yo, K2tog, (K6, yo, K2tog) twice, K2, P2.

28th row: K2, P4, yo, P2 tog, (P6, yo, P2 tog) twice, P2, K2.

Rep 27th and 28th rows twice more, then 25th and 26th rows twice more.

37th row: K to end.

38th row: K to end.

39th row: P1, K26, P1.

40th row: K to end.

41st row: P2, K24, P2.

42nd row: K to end.

43rd row: P3, K22, P3.

44th row: K to end.

45th row: P4, K20, P4.

46th row: K to end.

47th row: P5, K18, P5.

48th row: K to end.

49th row: P10, (K1, P1) twice, K1, P13.

50th row: K13, (P1, K1) twice, P1, K10.

Rep 49th and 50th rows 3 times more.

These 56 rows comp1ete motif.

To Knit the Square

Cast on 46 sts, and K 2 rows
Next row: K2, P to last 2 sts, K2
Next row: K to end

Commence house pattern thus:

1st row: K2, P7, work 1st row of house pattern, P7, K2 2nd row: K9, work 2nd row of house pattern, k9

Continue working thus, keeping house pattern correct until you have completed all 56 rows of the house pattern.

Next row (RS): K2, P to last 2 sts, K2
Next row: Knit to end

Repeat last 2 rows once more.
Knit 2 rows. Cast off and block.

Finishing

Sew in all loose ends and block.


This pattern is Copyright Sarah Bradberry March 1999, all rights reserved

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