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Saturday, June 22, 2013

Double Hourglass Stitch

Double Hourglass Stitch

a traveling cable stitch

One Sided - Multiple of 14
(photo shows swatch in worsted weight, size 8 needles
6 x 6 inches, 30 stitches and 32 rows)

In worsted weight, this stitch pattern has a slight drape and medium density, good for a straight shaped sweater or lightweight jacket. It can also be used for paneling or with a combination of other cables.

Cast on multiples of 14 Directions include an additonal stitch at beg and end of rows, and instructions for repeat only. Chart shows extended area for view of full pattern.

Row 1 (ws): k1 (p1, k2, p1, k6, p1, k2, p1) _x, k1
Row 2 (rs): p1 (11lp, p1, 11lp, p4, 11rp, p1, 11rp) _x, p1
Row 3 (ws): k1 (k1, p1, k2, p1, k4, p1, k2, p1, k1) _x, k1
Row 4 (rs): p1 (p1, 11lp, p1, 11lp, p2, 11rp, p1, 11rp, p1) _x, p1
Row 5 (ws): k1, [ k2 (p1, k2) _x ], k1
Row 6 (rs): p1 (p2, 11lp, p1, 11lp, 11rp, p1, 11rp, p2) _x, p1
Row 7 (ws): k1 (k3, p1, k2, p2, k2, p1, k3) _x, k1
Row 8 (rs): p1 (p3, k1, p2, k2, p2, k1, p3) _x, p1
Row 9 (ws): repeat row 7
Row 10 (rs): p1 (p2, 11rp, p1, 11rp, 11lp, p1, 11lp, p2) _x, p1
Row 11 (ws): k1 [ k2 (p1, k2) _x ], k1
Row 12 (rs): p1 (p1, 11rp, p1, 11rp, p2, 11lp, p1, 11lp, p1) _x, p1
Row 13 (ws): k1 (k1, p1, k2, p1, k4, p1, k2, p1, k1) _x, k1
Row 14 (rs): p1 (11rp, p1, 11rp, p4, 11lp, p1, 11lp) _x, p1
Row 15 (ws): repeat row 1
Row 16 (rs): p1 (k1, p2, k1, p6, k1, p2, k1) _x, p1

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