SQUARE BLANKET (KNIT)

SQUARE BLANKET (KNIT)

All blanket work made of knitted squares + APPLIQUE CORD WORK Sampling Wool: Brvo Samba Bebe, 3,5 mm skewer.
* ORIENTED SQUARES * Knitted and joined squares forming ONE LARGE PIECE perfect stitch for blankets, afghans, baby cardigans and ALSO rectangular shawls and scarves In Tutorial: ***APPLIED I-CORRD ALSO shown*** materials: any worsted yarn for your preference color or mottled or 2 different color I-Cord alternating two rows of thread matching or contrast color 3.5 mm knitting needle (4 mm US) for edging a patch needle for grafting MITERED SQUARE has FOUR KEY SQUARE: FIRST SQUARE: On the basis of the method Cast Long Tail over 35 loops Row (Back Side): All loops EXCEPT: *SQUARE SQUARES knit with JARTER STITCH * THUS: Always ONE ROW (Front Side) from Front and Back Sides : *35 loops* 16 loops KNITTING STITCH REDUCTION BY THREE : SLIDE 2 loops TOGETHER on the right needle as if to KNIT the next loop (S2TOG) (S2TOG) GO OVER THREADS (PSSO) *You have reduced 3 loops to 1 * KNIT (remainder) 16 loops *ATTENTION TO TRIPLE REDUCTION ST* ALL BACK ROWS: KNIT all loops (Back Rows are not counted) SECOND ROW (Front Side): *33 loops* have 15 loops KNIT TRIPLE REDUCTION: s2TOG KNIT the next loop psSO *you have reduced 3 loops to 1 * KNIT (remaining) 15 loops MAKE SURE: *Always decrease in the Front Rows *& IN THE MIDDLE THREE STOCKS *2. This is the operation at the end of the Row* (Back Row: Knit all the loops) *This is the progress after completing the Back Row* * The descending sts APPEAR as a BUD on the Front * * and appear as a slightly indented line on the Back* SO: Front and Back EASY to distinguish sides REMEMBER: * EQUAL number of sts on either side of the decrease *& decreases ONE in each front row TIP: FIND BUD of the previous row where S2TOG will be done on this row! THIRD ROW: *31 stitches* KNITTING There are 14 stitches (Remember: FIND THE BALL of the previous row) s2TOG KNIT 1 pSSO *3. You have knitted the KEY* KNIT (remaining) 14 stitches QUICK WORK: you can make it larger / As small squares as you want (while knitting all the stitches for the Back Row) how to make the number of stitches SENSITIVE? *2 Equal number of stitches on both sides (THUS: DOUBLE no) * PLUS 3 MIDDLE TRIPLE DECREASE THIS WAY: You need ODD number of stitches eg 40 or 50 stitches will be wrong but 51 sts will be TRUE as 51 – 3 (middle triple decrement) = 48 sts 48 / 2 = 24 sts on each side SO: ANY SINGLE NUMBER OF STITCHES IS CORRECT *This is the progression after the back row is complete* CONTINUES TO KNIT AND REDUCE THE front rows. 6 Advance after Front Row* *11 stitches on each side* *Now there are 8 stitches on each side* *5 stitches on each side* *2 stitches on each side *Final Front Row : s2TOG last stitch psSO *Knit FIRST SQUARE is completed* *CONSIDER BEAUTIFUL REDUCTION LINE *1 Stitch at End of Reduction Line SECOND SQUARE: *You will sew new stitches along the LEFT edge. HOW many new stitches? *Rem: YOU STARTED with 35 stitches *35. loop on needle FROM: 34 loops TWO SECTION 34 / 2 = 17 FROM THIS: You will make 17 NEW loops *FROM THE LEFT* **Get new stitches in between garterbacks*** *now as shown in the video* (A hook can be handy to buy new needles) *Currently you have 1 + 17 NEW stitches on needle ATTENTION: It takes 17 more stitches to reach 35 stitches! GO TO THE BACK FACE OF THE PROJECT CASTING 17 stitches with the Knit Casting Method * Now as seen in the video * *You have 35 stitches on the needle base now Row (Back Side): KNIT all the loops *The process is after the Basic Row* * READY to knit EXACTLY as in the FIRST SQUARE * ROW FIRST (Front Side): KNIT 16 stitches THREE DECREASE: KNIT s2TOG 1 KNIT pSSO (remainder) 16 stitches Back Row: Knit all stitches *This is Back Row* SECOND ROW (Front): KN 15 sts TRIPLE DECREASE: s2TOG KNIT 1 pSSO KNIT (remainder) 15 sts etc. 5 st each side *2. Square completed* *ATTENTION to PARALLEL decrease lines for a BLANKET Project: REPEAT 2nd Square principles by taking new stitches along the LEFT side (& turn to Back Side to throw the rest sts) & KNIT more squares until you reach the desired width in your project for the SCARF project of 2 square: Cut the thread and secure to START THE SECOND LEVEL OF SQUARES THIRD SQUARE : **START SQUARE FROM ANY NEXT LEVEL** 18 loops CASTING with the Long Tail Casting Method (35 / 2= 17 sts PLUS 1 * loop for 1 CORNER) 17 + TURN TO THE LEFT* *** Now YOU WILL TAKE the loops from the TOP *** Take 17 loops BETWEEN the backs of the garter *Make 17 loops* Back to the basic Row: KNIT all the loops *Next step from the Basic Row* *1. FULLY READY TO knit as in SQUARE* FIRST ROW (Front): (16 ts KNIT) s2TOG KN 1 pSSO (remainder) 16 stitches * Row 1* (Back Row: Knit all sts) SECOND ROW: (15 sts KNIT) s2TOG KNIT 1 psSO KNIT (remainder) 15 sts etc. a few deductions *3. Square completed* *START SQUARE OF ANY NEXT LEVEL* *To knit as in Square 3* FOURTH SQUARE: *OTHER SQUARES* *Choose 17 sts along LEFT SIDE *&17 sts on TOP of previous row square* All other squares in this level ALWAYS TAKING 17 stitches from the square between the garter backs on the UPPER side of the previous row *Now you have 35 loops on the needle* Back to the basic Row: KNIT all the loops as in 1. READY SQUARE*

FIRST ROW(Front Side): KNIT 16 sts *Your project should now look like this* s2TOG KNIT 1 pSSO ***FIRST DECREASING MADE*** ***FOREST FALL LINE FOLLOWS *** KNIT (remainder) 16. SECOND ROW: ( 15 st KNIT) s2TOG KNIT 1 pSSO Knit (remaining) 15 sts etc. *4. Square completed* For Project BLANKET: (More squares in previous row) REPEAT 4th SQUARE principles KNIT over previous row squares for any NEXT LEVEL: START 3 AND REPEAT SQUARE principles for all other squares of the same level 4 SQUARE CONTINUE with principles *DIRECTED SQUARES Tutorial completed* I-CORRD APPLIED TO ORIENTED SQUARE: *There is 1 loop on needle* *You will still get new loops* 34 / 2 = 17 sts per square!!! Plus ONE for the NEXT CORNER! *There are now 35 loops on the side* ADD new yarn CASTING ON 3 loops with the Knitting Casting Method *ATTENTION YOU ARE IN THE CORNER* ***3 KNITTING*** SHIFT 3 s onto the LEFT needle ** *2. COVER*** 3rd and 4th p. SHIFT TOGETHER AND BACK LOOK 3 st SLIDE LEFT bottle towards *2 KNIT* FROM BACK LOOK (SSK) 2 SHIELDS TOGETHER (SSK) 3 sts LEFT bottle back Knit 2 s SK 3 times SHIFT back to LEFT needle ORDER: KNIT 2 3 sSK LEFT needle SWIFT once *This is the progress so far* AND after several iterations of the sequence in the FIRST CORNER: Remember you still have the CORNER ST (Old Thread) TAKE NEW STS along the next edge (17 sts per square) *CORNER ST’ of the previous side EXCEPT s* 17 sts for each square ***AND PLUS 1 for NEXT CORNER MAKING CORNER: ***KNIT 3*** SHIPPING 3 st SHIRTING 2 sSK 3 st back to LEFT needle ***Knit 3 *** *CORNER is completed* 3 sl. LEFT needle *READY TO KNIT NEXT SIDE* KNIT 2 sSK SLIP 3 sts back to LEFT needle repeat sequence *CONSIDER THE BEAUTIFUL KNITTED CORNER* *This I-Cord app* without any ribs for any project for blankets, vests, cardigans, pajamas, etc. . Second side AT CORNER of Side 2: take new stitches for next side 17 + 17 + *2 for NEXT CORNER. st* 17 + 17 stitches per square EXCEPT CORNER **** NEXT CORNER**** LAST REPEAT OF CORNER: ***BEFORE CORNER *** *KN 3* SHIFT 3 turns LEFT KNIT 2; SSK SLIP turns 3 times to LEFT needle *KNIT 3* *CORNER is complete* SLIDE TO LEFT needle 3 times *READY TO KNIT FOR NEXT Side* 2. KNIT; SSK SHIFT 3 sec back to LEFT needle repeat sequence next Corner repeat sequence *This is how the project looks now in LAST CORNER* At LAST CORNER : REMEMBER: YOU STARTED WITH ‘KNIT 3’, which is HALF HALF CORNER WORK *KNIT 3* SLIP 3 LEFT NEEDLE returns to KNIT 2; SSK aTT: CORNER completed! cut the old thread & leaving a generous tail New Thread will be grafted USING a darning needle *You now have ONLY 3 OPEN stitches* *3 V-lines on the CLOSED Section *NOW you will sew the V-lines & OPEN stitches on the needle FIRST (RIGHT END) ST LEFT SEW end do not tighten remove loop of thread from needle FIND FIRST (RIGHT END) V-LINE SEW TO THE LEFT FROM V-LINE Do not tighten the thread end, keep it loose 1. STITCH AGAIN FROM LEFT loop TO LEFT STITCH on needle NEXT st (RIGHT END) still pick up loop from LEFT needle : Loose end FIND CENTER V-LINE SEW MIDDLE V-LINE TO THE LEFT Do not tighten the end of the thread Sew AGAIN from the LEFT loop 2. Sew the LAST pearl to the LEFT on the st & LEFT needle Take the loop from the needle FIND the last V-line * along the last V-line NEARLY DONE* You can tighten the end of the thread neatly * APPLIED I-CORD is complete * knit the ends of the threads pls pay attention to my other tutorials most of them have english subtitles pls SUBSCRIBE & LIKE SHARE

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