Square #7 by Kay MacLaury

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Square 7

Finished Size

9 x 9 inches (22.5 x 22.5cm)

Gauge

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

Materials

Approximately 50gm dk wool or 35gm acrylic if made in a single colour

Needles:
US size 7 (Old UK 7 or Metric 4.5mm)

Abbreviations

K = Knit
P = Purl
K2tog = Knit 2 together
P3tog = Purl 3 together
ssk = slip, slip, knit
SSK and pass = SSK, return the resulting stitch to left-hand needle and with point of right-hand needle pass the next stitch over it and off needle, then sl the stitch back to right-hand needle

Pattern

Cast on 44 sts

Row 1 (WS): P9, K2, P10, K2, P10, K2, P9

Row 2: K2, P2, K1, (YO, K1) 4 times, P2, K6, SSK and pass, YO, K1, YO, P2, YO, K1, YO, SL1, K2tog, PSSO, K6, P2, K1, (YO, K1) 4 times, P2, K2

Row 3: P2, K2, P1, (K1, P1) 4 times, K2, P10, K2, P10, K2, P1, (K1, P1) 4 times, K2, P2

Row 4: K2, P2, K1, P1, K2tog, K1, SSK, P1, K1, P2, K4, SSK & pass, K1, (YO, K1) twice, P2, K1, (YO, K1) twice, SL1, K2tog, PSSO, K4, P2, K1, P1, SSK, K1, K2tog, P1, K1, P2, K2

Row 5: P2, K2, P1, K1, P3tog, K1, P1, K2, P10, K2, P10, K2, P1, K1, P3tog, K1, P1, K2, P2

Row 6: K2, P2, K1, (YO, K1) 4 times, P2, K2, SSK & pass, K2, YO, K1, YO, K2, P2, K2, YO, K1, YO, K2, SL1, K2tog, Psso, K2, P2, K1, (YO, K1) 4 times, P2, K2

Row 7: P2, K2, P1, (K1, P1) 4 times, K2, P10, K2, P10, K2, P1, (K1, P1) 4 times, K2, P2

Row 8: K2, P2, K1, P1, SSK, K1, K2tog, P1, K1, P2, SSK & pass, K3, YO, K1, YO, K3, P2, K3, YO, K1, YO, K3, SL1, K2tog, PSSO, P2, K1, P1, SSK, K1, K2tog, P1, K1, P2, K2

Row 9: P2, K2, P1, K1, P3tog, K1, P1, K2, P10, K2, P10, K2, P1, K1, P3tog, K1, P1, K2, P2

Repeat rows 2-9 until square measures 9 inches from beginning, ending with row 8.
Cast off.

Finishing

Sew in all loose ends and block.


This pattern is Copyright Kay MacLaury 1999, all rights reserved

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