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Free knitting pattern: Ribbed Basketweave Square | Anthology Blanket (2016 Sampler Blanket Knit-a-Long)

Anthology Blanket: Sampler Blanket 2016 Knit-a-Long, free #knitting pattern by Underground Crafter. For details, visit http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/anthologyThe Anthology Blanket is a sampler blanket that will be released throughout 2016 as a knit-a-long. For more details, including a schedule and links to all previously released posts, visit the Anthology Blanket home page.



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This is the twenty-third square in the Anthology Blanket Knit-a-Long. The Ribbed Basketweave Square combines ribbing and basketweave for a beautifully textured stitch pattern.

If you’d like to chat with other knitters, stop by this thread on Ravelry. You can also share your progress and questions with me by tagging me on Facebook as @Underground Crafter, Instragram as @ucrafter, Google+ as +UndergroundCrafter, and Twitter as @ucrafter.

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Add to RavelryCraftsyRibbed Basketweave Square, free knitting pattern by Underground Crafter | This stitch pattern combines ribbing with a basketweave to create a beautifully textured block. This is one of 30 free knitting patterns for 6" (15 cm) squares in the Anthology Blanket KAL.Ribbed Basketweave 6″ (15 cm) Square

Knitting Pattern by Underground Crafter

02-easy 50US terms 504-medium 50This square combines ribbing and basketweave for a beautiful texture.

Finished Size

  • 6″ (15 cm) square.

Materials

  • Cascade 220 Superwash (100% superwash wool), or approximately 41 yds (37.5 m) in any medium weight yarn.
  • US Size 7/4.5 mm knitting needles, or any size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn needle.

Gauge

  • Completed square = 6″ (15 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • BO – bind off
  • CO – cast on
  • k – knit
  • p – purl
  • rep – repeat
  • RS – right (front) side
  • sl 1 – slip 1 st, knitwise
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • * Rep instructions after asterisk as indicated.

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Pattern Note

  • Pattern repeat is any multiple of 10 sts, + 2. Instructions include 4 st borders.

Pattern Instructions

  • CO 30 sts.

Border

  • Row 1: Knit to last st, p1.
  • Row 2: Sl 1, k to last st, p1.
  • Rows 3 & 4: Rep Row 2 twice.

Ribbed Basketweave Stitch pattern

  • Row 1: (RS) Sl 1, k3, *p2, k4, p2, k2; rep from * across to last 6 sts, p2, k3, p1.
  • Row 2: Sl 1, k5, *p2, k2, p4, k2; rep from * across to last 4 sts, k3, p1.
  • Row 3: Sl 1, k3, *p2, k2, p2, k4; rep from * across to last 6 sts, p2, k3, p1.
  • Row 4: Sl 1, k5, *p4, k2, p2, k2; rep from * across to last 4 sts, k3, p1.
  • Rep Rows 1-4 until square measures approximately 5.5 in (14 cm), ending after Row 2 or Row 4.

Border

  • Rows 1-4: Rep Border Row 2, 4 times.
  • BO in pattern for Border Row 2. Fasten off with long yarn tail (approximately 3 times the width of square).
© 2016 by Marie Segares (Underground Crafter). This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Marie’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. If you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/anthology. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

If you’d like to chat with other knitters, stop by this thread on Ravelry. You can also share your progress and questions with me by tagging me on Facebook as @Underground Crafter, Google+ as +UndergroundCrafter, Instragram as @ucrafter, and Twitter as @ucrafter.

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Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Crochet-a-Long Part 2: Divider Rows and Horizontal and Vertical Stitch

Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Crochet-a-Long with Underground Crafter and Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) - July 18 - August 29, 2016Welcome to Part 2 of the Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf crochet-a-long! (If you’re just learning about the CAL, you can find all the details and links to prior posts here.)



This post contains affiliate links. Yarn for the sample was generously provided by Lion Brand.

I’ve already seen some beautiful progress pictures so I can’t wait to see what you come up with for Part 2! Truth be told, this section is actually a bit easier than Part 1 (so perhaps it will be a welcome break).

If you’d like to watch the video tutorial for this section, scroll down past the pattern.

Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Crochet-a-Long with Underground Crafter and Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) - July 18 - August 29, 2016

You’re welcome to join in on the Crochet-a-Long.

Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Crochet-a-Long with Underground Crafter and Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) - July 18 - August 29, 2016

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Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Part 2: Divider Rows and Horizontal and Vertical Stitch

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

03-intermediateUS terms 504-medium 50Explore intermeshing crochet with this reversible sampler infinity cowl.

Finished Size

  • Teen/Adult: 4” (10 cm) wide x 54” (137 cm) long (unblocked).

Materials

  • Lion Brand Heartland (100% acrylic, 5 oz/142 g, 251 yd/230 m) – 1 skeins ea in 174 Joshua Tree (CA) and 169 Shenandoah (CB), or approximately 175 yd (160 m) in ea of 2 contrasting colors in any medium weight yarn.

Shop for Lion Brand Heartland at your favorite retailer!

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  • US J-10/6 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn needle.
  • Optional: 2 locking stitch markers.

Gauge

  • 17 sts x 8 rows (1A & 1B) in Staircase Stitch = 4” (10 cm) across. Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • CA – Color A
  • CB – Color B
  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • dc/b – double crochet in back of ch-1 sp of alternate color piece
  • dc/f – double crochet in front of ch-1 sp of alternate color piece
  • ea – each
  • rep – repeat
  • RS – right (front) side
  • sc – single crochet
  • sk – skip
  • sl st – slip st
  • sp – space
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • * Rep instructions after asterisk as indicated.

Pattern Notes

Craftsy

Pattern Instructions
Infinity Scarf

Part 1: Getting Started; Staircase Stitch is available here

Divider Rows

  • Note: These rows create a division between stitch patterns and are not interlocked.
  • Turn, drop CB yarn to back of project.
  • Row 3A: With CA, ch 4, dc/f in next st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/f in next st; rep from * across, drop CA and do not turn.
  • Row 3B: With CB, ch 4, dc/b in next st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/b in next st; rep from * across.
  • Turn, drop CB yarn to front of project.
  • Row 4A: With CA, ch 4, dc/b in next st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/b in next st; rep from * across, drop CA and do not turn.
  • Row 4B: With CB, ch 4, dc/f in next st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/f in next st; rep from * across.

Horizontal and Vertical Stitch

Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Crochet-a-Long with Underground Crafter and Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) - July 18 - August 29, 2016: Part 2: Horizontal and Vertical Stitch

  • Turn, drop CB yarn to back of project.
  • Row 5A: With CA, ch 4, dc/b in next st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/b in next st; rep from * across, drop CA and do not turn.
  • Row 5B: With CB, ch 4, dc/b in next st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/b in next st; rep from * across.
  • Turn, drop CB yarn to front of project.
  • Row 6A: With CA, ch 4, dc/f in next st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/f in next st; rep from * across, drop CA and do not turn.
  • Row 6B: With CB, ch 4, dc/f in next st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/f in next st; rep from * across.
  • Rep Rows 5-6 until piece measures approximately 8.5” (22 cm) from previous set of Divider Rows, ending after Row 5B.
  • Rep Divider Rows 3-4 once.

© 2016 by Marie Segares (Underground Crafter). This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Marie’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. If you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2016/07/27/layers-of-texture-infinity-scarf-crochet-a-long-part-2. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

Underground Crafter on RavelryRemember, you can join the CAL in the CGOA Ravelry group or CGOA CALs Facebook group. Don’t forget to add the pattern to your Ravelry queue or favorites. And, you can spread the word on social media with hashtag #cgoasummercal. Feel free to tag me – I’m Underground Crafter on Facebook, @ucrafter on Instagram and Twitter, and MarieInNYC on Ravelry.

Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Crochet-a-Long Part 1: Getting Started and Staircase Stitch

Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Crochet-a-Long with Underground Crafter and Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) - July 18 - August 29, 2016I’m so excited to share the first part of the Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf! (If you’re new to this pattern or the crochet-a-long, you can find all the details in this post.)



I’ve heard from many crocheters who are new to intermeshing crochet, and I’m so happy to be part of your introduction to this wonderful technique.

Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Crochet-a-Long with Underground Crafter and Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) - July 18 - August 29, 2016This post contains affiliate links. Yarn for the sample was generously provided by Lion Brand.

You’re welcome to join in on the Crochet-a-Long.

Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Crochet-a-Long with Underground Crafter and Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) - July 18 - August 29, 2016

Underground Crafter on Ravelry


Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Part 1: Getting Started and Staircase Stitch

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

03-intermediateUS terms 504-medium 50Explore intermeshing crochet with this reversible sampler infinity cowl. (Updated 7/26/2016)

Finished Size

  • Teen/Adult: 4” (10 cm) wide x 54” (137 cm) long (unblocked).

Materials

  • Lion Brand Heartland (100% acrylic, 5 oz/142 g, 251 yd/230 m) – 1 skeins ea in 174 Joshua Tree (CA) and 169 Shenandoah (CB), or approximately 175 yd (160 m) in ea of 2 contrasting colors in any medium weight yarn.

Shop for Lion Brand Heartland at your favorite retailer!

LeisureArts | Craftsy | Jo-Ann | Amazon

  • US J-10/6 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn needle.
  • Optional: 2 locking stitch markers.

Gauge

  • 17 sts x 8 rows (1A & 1B) in Staircase Stitch  = 4” (10 cm) across. Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • CA – Color A
  • CB – Color B
  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • dc/b – double crochet in back of ch-1 sp of alternate color piece
  • dc/f – double crochet in front of ch-1 sp of alternate color piece
  • ea – each
  • rep – repeat
  • RS – right (front) side
  • sc – single crochet
  • sk – skip
  • sl st – slip st
  • sp – space
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • * Rep instructions after asterisk as indicated.

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Pattern Instructions
Infinity Scarf

Foundation Rows

  • With CA, ch 20.
  • Foundation Row: Turn, sk 5 sts (counts as dc + ch-1 sp), dc in next st, *ch 1, sk 1 ch, dc in next st; rep from * across. Remove hook and set aside. (17 sts)
  • With CB, ch 18. Rep Foundation Row. (15 sts)

Staircase Stitch

  • Turn so working yarn is on right (if right-handed), or on left (if left-handed). Place CA piece in front of (on top of) CB piece.
  • Drop CB yarn to front of project.
  • Row 1A: (RS) With CA, ch 4 (counts as dc + ch-1 sp, here and throughout), dc/f in next st, (ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/b in next st) twice, (ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/f in next st) twice, (ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/b in next st) twice, ch 1, dc/f in next st, drop CA and do not turn.
  • Row 1B: With CB, ch 4, dc/b in next st, ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/b in next st, (ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/f in next st) twice, (ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/b in next st) twice, ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/f in next st.
  • Turn, drop CB yarn to front of project.
  • Row 2A: With CA, ch 4, dc/b in next st, ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/b in next st, (ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/f in next st) twice, (ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/b in next st) twice, (ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/f in next st) twice, drop CA and do not turn.
  • Row 2B: Rep Row 1B.
  • Rep Rows 1-2 until piece measures approximately 8.5” (22 cm) from start, ending after Row 2B.

© 2016 by Marie Segares (Underground Crafter). This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Marie’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. If you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2016/07/25/layers-of-texture-infinity-scarf-part-1. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

Underground Crafter on RavelryRemember, you can join the CAL in the CGOA Ravelry group or CGOA CALs Facebook group. Don’t forget to add the pattern to your Ravelry queue or favorites. And, you can spread the word on social media with hashtag #cgoasummercal. Feel free to tag me – I’m Underground Crafter on Facebook, @ucrafter on Instagram and Twitter, and MarieInNYC on Ravelry.