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Schrag knitting pattern

Schrag knitting patternMATERIALS

Excelana 4 Ply Luxury Wool 100% pure new British wool (159m/174yds per 50g ball)

4 (5) balls shade Alabaster

1 pair 2.75mm (US #2) needles

1 pair 8mm (US #11) needles

TENSION

1 pattern repeat (14 sts) = 9cm (3 3/4in) using 8mm needles over stitch pattern

Standard Yarn Tension

28 sts & 36 rows = 10cm (4in) using 3mm needles over stocking stitch

PATTERN NOTES

This very simple two-row lace pattern is worked in one piece from cuff to cuff. The pattern is work using 4 ply yarn and large needles. The wrap must be pressed after knitting to reveal the pattern properly. 

STITCH PATTERN (worked over 14 sts)

Row 1 (RS): * K2, K2tog, K3, YO, K2, YO, K3, K2tog, rep from * to end.

Row 2: P.

Start at Cuff

Using 2.75mm needles cast on 64 (72) sts.

Next row: * K2, P2, repeat from * to end.

Repeat this row for approx 10cm (4in) ending with a RS row.

1st size only

Next row: Continuing in rib, work 2 sts tog at each end of row (62 sts).

2nd size only

Next row: Continuing in rib, inc 4 sts evenly across row (76 sts).

Both sizes

Change to 8mm needles.

Row 1 (RS): K10, * K2, K2tog, K3, YO, K2, YO, K3, K2tog, repeat from * to last 10 sts, K10.

Row 2: K10, P to last 10 sts, K10.

Repeat these 2 rows until the work measures 157 1/2 (162 1/2) cm (62, 64 in) from cast on, ending with row 2. Change to 2.75mm needles, and work cuff as folls:

1st size only

Next row: Working in rib, inc 1 st at each end of row (64 sts).

2nd size only

Next row: Working in rib, dec 4 sts evenly across row (72 sts).

Both sizes

Continue in rib as for first cuff.

MAKING UP

Press work well on reverse of work, through a damp cloth, pinning out to size. Sew up the cuff seams and a further 10cm (4in) up the sleeve seams. Darn in all ends.

Meazurements

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