World Craft Week 2018

World Craft Week 2018: Day Five

Join in our #makeitmini challenge for day five of World Craft Week, in support of Bliss!

20th April 2018

In support of World Craft Week and Bliss UK, we're challenging you to #makeitmini all week! Whip up a pair of bonding squares for your local NICU or to send to Mylo & Friends using one of our free stitch patterns. Missed day four? Click here to find our previous three squares.

Here are today's three squares:

Border each of the following patterns with four rows of garter stitch and two stitches of garter stitch either side to keep your squares lying flat.

BROKEN MOCK RIB

Broken Mock Rib stitch

Note Slip sts purlwise with yarn at WS of work.

Cast on a multiple of 6 sts plus 3. (Try 45 sts.)

Foundation row K1, P1, *K2, P1; rep from * to last st, K1.

Row 1 (RS) K1, sl1, *K2, sl1; rep from * to last st, K1.

Row 2 K1, P1, *K2, P1; rep from * to last st, K1.

Rows 3 & 4 As Rows 1 & 2.

Row 5 K1, sl1, *K5, sl1; rep from * to last st, K1.

Row 6 K1, P1, *K5, P1; rep from * to last st, K1.

Rows 7 & 8 As Rows 5 & 6.

Rows 9-12 Rep Rows 1-2 twice.

Row 13 K4, sl1, *K5, sl1; rep from * to last 4 sts, K4.

Row 14 K4, P1, *K5, P1; rep from * to last 4 sts, K4.

Rows 15 & 16 As Rows 13 & 14.

Rep Rows 1-16 to form the pattern.


HONEYCOMB

Honeycomb stitch

Note Slip sts purlwise with yarn at WS of work.

Cast on a multiple of 14 sts plus 5. (Try 47 sts.)

Rows 1 & 3 (RS) Purl.

Row 2 Knit.

Row 4 P8, sl3, *P11, sl3; rep from * to last 8 sts, P8.

Row 5 K8, sl3, *K11, sl3; rep from * to last 8 sts, K8.

Rows 6 & 8 P8, sl3, *P11, sl3; rep from * to last 8 sts, P8.

Row 7 K8, sl3, *K11, sl3; rep from * to last 8 sts, K8.

Rows 9-11 As Rows 1-3.

Row 12 P1, sl3, *P11, sl3; rep from * to last st, P1.

Row 13 K1, sl3, *K11, sl3; rep from * to last st, K1.

Rows 14 & 16 P1, sl3, *P11, sl3; rep from * to last st, P1.

Row 15 K1, sl3, *K11, sl3; rep from * to last st, K1.

Rep Rows 1-16 to form pattern.


LITTLE PURL CHEVRON

Little Purl Chevron stitch

Cast on a multiple of 10 sts plus 1. (Try 41 sts.)

Row 1 (RS) P1, *K1, P1, (K2, P1) twice, K1, P1; rep from * to end.

Row 2 K1, *P2, (K1, P1) twice, K1, P2, K1; rep from * to end.

Row 3 P1, *K3, P3, K3, P1; rep from * to end.

Row 4 K2, *P3, K1, P3, K3; rep from * to last 9 sts, P3, K1, P3, K2.

Rep Rows 1-4 to form pattern.


ABBREVIATIONS

K knit

P purl

rep(s) repeat(s)

sl slip stitch

st(s) stitch(es)

 

FIVE WAYS TO DONATE

Craft4Bliss – share your knitting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using #worldcraftweek and #craft4bliss. Whether they’re WIPs or finished knits, we’d love to see what you’re creating. We’d be thrilled if you donated to Bliss at the same time too.

Buy a craft download – the digi mag’s free but there are three extra craft downloads inside that you can buy, with proceeds going to Bliss.

By text – you can donate by text. All you have to do is send MAKE14 followed by the amount you’d like to donate (e.g. MAKE14£10) to 70070.

By Just Giving – create your own fundraiser page or make a donation. Visit bliss.org.uk/craft4bliss.

Send a cheque – send a cheque made payable to the charity to Bliss, 2nd Floor, Chapter House, 18-20 Crucifix Lane, London SE1 3JW.

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