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Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Garter stitch Loops

Skill Level : Intermediate
This is simply a garter stitch fringe caught up after a few rows to form loops.
Method Cast on 4 sts.
1st row (RS) Slip 1, k 3.
2nd row Slip 1, k 3.
3rd row Cast on one st by working k in the next st without slipping it off, transfer the new st from the right-hand to the left-hand needle; inserting the needle between the first 2 sts on left-hand needle each time, cast on 6 more sts in this way, making a total of 11 sts; bind off 7 sts, k to end.
4 sts. 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th rows Slip 1, k 3.
9th row With right-hand needle pick up 2 strands of last cast-on st, k first st on left-hand needle then slip strands over this st, k to end. 10th row Slip 1, k 3.
Repeat 1st-10th rows, ending with a 1st pattern row.
Bind off.
REFERENCE
Garter Stitch
Trim directions reproduced by permission from 150 Knitted Trims by Leslie Stanfield, St. Martin's Griffin, 2007