Knitting Pattern: Sand Stitch Square

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 first square in the Anthology Blanket Knit-a-Long. The Sand Stitch creates a texture that looks pretty on both sides.

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Add to RavelryILK 300x250b February 2016 BannersSand Stitch Square, free knitting pattern by Underground Crafter | The Sand Stitch makes a reversible, textured square. It's also one of 30 free knitting square patterns for 6" squares in the Anthology Blanket Knit-a-Long

Sand Stitch 6″ (15 cm) Square

Knitting Pattern by Underground Crafter

02-easy 50US terms 504-medium 50This stitch creates a texture that looks great on both sides.

 

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.


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.

Pattern Note

  • Pattern repeat is any multiple of 2 sts, + 1. Instructions include 4 st borders.

Pattern Instructions

  • CO 31 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.

Sand Stitch pattern

  • Row 1: (RS) Sl 1, knit to last st, p1.
  • Row 2: Sl 1, k3, *k1, p1. Rep from * to last 5 sts, k4, p1.
  • Rep Rows 1-2 until square measures approximately 5.5 in (14 cm), ending after any row.

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).
© 2014, 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, and Twitter as @ucrafter.

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