open flares

Sunday Stitches: Open Flares

9th October 2016

To knit the Open Flares pattern, just follow this simple stitch pattern to the desired length: 

Cast on a multiple of 11 sts plus 2.

Row 1 (RS) *P2, k2tog, (yo, K1) 5 times, yo, ssk; rep from * to last 2 sts, P2.

Row 2 and all even rows K2, purl to last 2 sts, K2.

Row 3 *P2, k2tog, K9, ssk; rep from * to last 2 sts, P2.

Row 5 *P2, k2tog, K7, ssk; rep from * to last 2 sts, P2.

Row 6 K2, purl to last 2 sts, K2.

Rows 1–6 form pattern. 

Abbreviations

K knit

k2tog knit the next 2 sts together

P purl

psso pass sl st over

rep repeat

ssk slip, slip, knit

sskpo ssk, place this st back on LH needle. Lift 2nd st on LH needle over the ssk st, then return the ssk st to RH needle

sl slip stitch

st(s) stitch(es)

yo yarn over

Open Flares

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