World Craft Week 2018

World Craft Week 2018: Day six

We're almost at the end of a fun-filled and charity-driven week of crafting, and we've got more fab patterns for you to cast on!

21st 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 five? 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.

LITTLE CABLE RIB

Little Cable Rib
Cast on a multiple of 6 sts. (Try 42 sts)
Row 1 (RS) * K3, P3; rep from * to end.
Row 2 *Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts; rep from * to end.
Row 3 * K3, P3; rep from * to end.
Row 4 *Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts; rep from * to end
Row 5 *K1, LC, P1; rep from * to end.
Row 6 *Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts; rep from * to end.
Rep Rows 1-6 to form pattern.

CROSSED RIB & LACE

Crossed Rib and Lace
Cast on a multiple of 12 sts plus 1 st. (Try 49 sts)
Row 1 (RS) P1, *CO, P1, K1, P6; rep from * to end.
Row 2 *Knit the knit sts; purl the purl sts; rep from * to end.
Row 3 P1, *CO, P1, LC, P5; rep from * to end.
Row 4 Repeat as Row 2.
Row 5 P1, *CO, P2, LC, P4; rep from * to end.
Row 6 Repeat as row 2.
Row 7 P1, *CO, P1, K1, P1, LC, P3; rep from * to end.
Row 8 Repeat as Row 2.
Row 9 P1, *CO, P1, LC, P2, yo, p2tog, P1; rep from * to end.
Row 10 *Knit the knit sts; purl the purl sts and purl the yo; rep from * to end.
Rep Rows 5-10 to form pattern.

SOFT CABLES

Soft Cables
Cast on a multiple of 4 sts plus 2 sts. (Try 42 sts)
Row 1 (RS) K1, *P2, K2; rep from * ending K3.
Row 2 P3, *K2, P2; rep from * ending P1.
Row 3 K1 *C4B; rep from * ending K1.
Row 4 *Knit; rep from * to end.
Rep Rows 1-4 to form pattern.

ABBREVIATIONS
K knit
P purl
P2tog purl two sts together
rep repeat
st(s) stitch(es)
yo yarn over

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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