Knit in Public Week: Day 2
New Knitting Pattern from Red Heart
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Today we’ve chosen a beautiful pattern from Red Heart for your knitting pleasure. The Briar Rose Wrap is the perfect piece for cool summer nights and over-air conditioned restaurants. This dusty-pink knit shawl pattern will make a gorgeous addition to your summer (and year-round!) wardrobe.
- RED HEART® “Eco-Ways®”: 5 balls 3372 Petal
- Knitting Needles: 5.5mm [US 9].
- Stitch markers
- yarn needle
- 7/8” buttons (2)
18 sts and 24 rows = 4” in Double Moss pattern.
Wrap measures 22” wide x 56” long.
RT (Right Twist) = K2tog, leaving sts on left needle; then insert right-hand needle from the front between the 2 sts just knitted together and knit the first st again, then slip both sts from needle together.
LT (Left Twist) = With right-hand needle behind left needle, skip one st and knit the 2nd st in the back loop, then insert right-hand needle into the backs of both sts (the skipped and the second st) and k2tog through back loop.
Double Moss Pattern (multiple of 4 sts)
Rows 1 and 2: *K2, p2; repeat from * across.
Rows 3 and 4: *P2, k2; repeat from * across.
Repeat Rows 1–4 for Double Moss pattern.
Briar Rose Pattern (over 13 sts)
Row 1 (Wrong Side): K3, p1, k1, p2, k2, p1, k3.
Row 2: P3, LT, p1, LT, RT, p3.
Row 3: K4, p2, k2, p1, k4.
Row 4: P2, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, turn and p3, turn and k3 wrapping yarn twice for each st; p1, LT, p1, RT, p4.
Row 5: K4, p2, k1, p1, k2, slip next 3 sts dropping extra wraps, slip same 3 sts back to left-hand needle and p3tog through back loop, k2.
Row 6: P2, LT, p1, k1 through back loop, RT, LT, p3.
Row 7: K3, p1, k2, p2, k1, p1, k3.
Row 8: P3, LT, RT, p1, RT, p3.
Row 9: K4, p1, k2, p2, k4.
Row 10: P4, LT, p1, RT, p1, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, turn and p3, turn and k3 wrapping yarn twice for each knit st; p2.
Row 11: K2, slip next 3 sts dropping extra wraps, slip the same 3 sts back to left-hand needle and p3tog; k2, p1, k1, p2, k4.
Row 12: P3, RT, LT, k1 through back loop, p1, RT, p2.
Repeat Rows 1–12 for Briar Rose pattern.
Cast on 100 sts.
Knit 2 rows.
Eyelet Row (Right Side): K3, *k2tog, yo; repeat from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Knit 4 rows.
Set-Up Row: K3, place marker, p2, place marker, work Row 1 of Briar Rose pattern over next 13 sts, place marker, p2, place marker, work Row 1 of Double Moss pattern over next 60 sts, place marker, p2, place marker, work Row 1 of Briar Rose pattern over next 13 sts, place marker, p2, place marker, k3.
NOTE: In following rows, slip markers as you come to them.
Next Row: K3, RT, work next row of Briar Rose pattern to next marker, RT, work next row of Double Moss pattern to next marker, RT, work next row of Briar Rose pattern to next marker, RT, k3.
Next Row: K3, p2, work next row of Briar Rose pattern to next marker, p2, work next row of Double Moss to next marker, p2, work next row of Briar Rose pattern to next marker, p2, k3.
Repeat last 2 rows, working patterns as established, until wrap measures approx 55” and end by working a row with Row 12 of Briar Rose pattern.
Knit 3 rows.
Eyelet Row: K3, *k2tog, yo; repeat from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Knit 2 rows. Bind off as if to knit.
Weave in ends. Block wrap to size. With Wrong Side facing, lay wrap lengthwise. Sew two buttons on lower edge, 9” from each short side. Fold top corner of each short end down to meet edge of long side. Use eyelets for buttonholes.
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