World Craft Week 2018

World Craft Week 2018: Day Seven

It's the final day of World Craft Week 2018, and we want to encourage all you lovely knitters to keep up the good work with more free bonding square patterns and another giveaway!

22nd 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 six? Click here to find our previous three squares.

To celebrate all the wonderful crafting that's been going on this week, we've teamed up with Romney Marsh Wools to offer one of you the chance to win an amazing prize! Head over to our Facebook page here to find out what you could win and how to enter.

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.

ROWS & COLUMNS

Rows and columns
Cast on a multiple of 2 sts plus 1.
Row 1 (WS) K2, *P1, K1; rep from * to last st, K1.
Row 2 K1, *knit next st in row below (dropping unworked st from left needle above), P1; rep from * to end.
Row 3 K2, *P1, K1; rep from * to last st, K1.
Row 4 K1, *knit next st in row below, P1; rep from * to end.
Row 5 K2, *P1, K1; rep from * to last st, K1.
Row 6 K1, *knit next st in row below, P1; rep from * to end.
Row 7 K2, *P1, K1; rep from * to last st, K1.
Row 8 K1, *knit next st in row below, P1; rep from * to end.
Row 9 K1, *P1, K1; rep from * to end.
Row 10 K1, P1, *knit next st in row below, P1; rep from * to last st, K1.
Row 11 K1, *P1, K1; rep from * to end.
Row 12 K1, P1, *knit next st in row below, P1; rep from * to last st, K1.
Row 13 K1, *P1, K1; rep from * to end.
Row 14 K1, P1, *knit next st in row below, P1; rep from * to last st, K1.
Row 15 K1, *P1, K1; rep from * to end.
Row 16 K1, P1, *knit next st in row below, P1; rep from * to last st, K1.
Rows 1-16 form pattern.

TESSELLATIONS

Tessellations
Cast on a multiple of 12 sts.
Row 1 (RS) *K6, P1, K5; rep from * to end.
Row 2 *P4, K3, P5; rep from * to end.
Row 3 *K4, P5, K3; rep from * to end.
Row 4 *P2, K7, P3; rep from * to end.
Row 5 *K2, P9, K1; rep from * to end.
Row 6 Purl to end.
Row 7 *P1, K11; rep from * to end.
Row 8 *K1, P9, K2; rep from * to end.
Row 9 *P3, K7, P2; rep from * to end.
Row 10 *K3, P5, K4; rep from * to end.
Row 11 *P5, K3, P4; rep from * to end.
Row 12 Purl to end.
Rows 1-12 form pattern.

RAISED DIAMONDS

Raised Diamonds
Cast on a multiple of 4 sts plus 3.
Row 1 (RS) Purl to end.
Row 2 Knit to end.
Row 3 P3, *insert needle into st 2 rows below next st and K1, drop unworked st above, P3; rep from * to end.
Row 4 Knit to end.
Row 5 Purl to end.
Row 6 Knit to end.
Row 7 P1, *insert needle into st 2 rows below next st and K1, drop unworked st above, P3; rep from * to last 2 sts, insert needle into st 2 rows below next st and K1, drop unworked st above, P1.
Row 8 Knit to end.
Rows 1-8 form pattern.

ABBREVIATIONS
K knit
P purl
rep repeat
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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