World Craft Week 2018

World Craft Week 2018: Day Three

Join in our #makeitmini challenge this week and knit bonding squares for World Craft Week!

18th 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 two? 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.

SMALL QUILTED CROSS-STITCH

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Cast on a multiple of 4 sts plus 1 sts. [Try 41 sts]

Row 1 (WS) K1 *P1, K1; rep from * to end.

Row 2 P1, *sl 1 wyib, (K1, K1b in next st) K1, then pass slipped stitch over the last 3 sts, P1; rep from * to end.

Row 3 K1 *Pl, K1; rep from * to end.

Row 4 P1, K1, P1, *sl 1 wyib, (K1, K1b) in next st) K1, then pass slipped stitch over the last 3 sts, P1; rep from * to last 2 sts, K1, P1.

Rep Rows 1- 4 to form pattern.

 

LEFT DIAGONALS

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Cast on a multiple of 6 sts plus 3 sts. [Try 39 sts]

Row 1 (RS) K3 *sl 3 wyif, k3 ; rep from * to end.

Row 2 P2 *sl 3 wyib, P3; rep from * ending P4.

Row 3 K5 *sl 3 wyif, K3; rep from * ending K1.

Row 4 P6 *sl 3 wyib, P3; rep from * ending P6.

Row 5 K1 *sl 3 wyif, K3; rep from * ending K5.

Row 6 P4 *sl 3 wyib, P3; rep from * ending P2.

Rep Rows 1-6 to form pattern.

 

PEBBLED

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Cast on a multiple of 2 sts plus 1 sts. [Try 41 sts]

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

Row 2 K1 *sl 1 wyif, K1; rep from * to end.

Row 3 K1 *Pl, K1; rep from * to end.

Row 4 K2 *sl wyif, K1; rep from * ending sl 1 wyif, K2.

Rep Rows 1-4 to form pattern.

 

ABBREVIATIONS

K knit

K1b knit one st through the back loop

P purl

rep repeat

st(s) stitch(es)

sl slip

wyif with yarn in front

wyif with yarn at back

 

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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