Twigg Stitch: A New Twist on Reversible Knitting

By Vicki Twigg

F&W Media-Interweave Press: Twigg sew. A brand-new approach for developing thoroughly reversible knits. Readers will find a new form of colour knitting that produces a completely reversible cloth with reflected or different aspects. labored by way of knitting yarns even as, Twigg sew permits the knitter to create diversified materials. not just can the knitter create reversible colorwork, but additionally various cable styles or maybe lace that could be a assorted colour on both sides. This publication comprises ten styles from basic hats and mitts, demonstrating the sew in its most simple shape, to a formed lace scarf. Authors: Vicki Twigg. Softcover; 168 pages. released yr: 2014. ISBN 978-1-59668-822-3. Imported.

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Lifted bring up. Branched elevate. lessen ribbed-chain bind-off. Rolled-edge selvedge. sew consultant Tk: Twigg-knit in order that the knit yarn traps the purl yarn. Tp: Twigg-purl in order that the purl yarn traps the knit yarn. Tk3tog: Twigg-knit three stitches jointly (2 knit stitches plus the purl sew among them) utilizing the knit yarn. Tp3tog: Twigg-purl three stitches jointly (2 purl stitches plus the knit sew among them) utilizing the purl yarn. slip 2: Sl 1 st with either yarns in again, then sl 1 st with either yarns in entrance.

Rnd 6: *Work four (6, eight, 10, 12) sts as tested, paintings color-switch Rdec, paintings four color-switch sts, ryo; rep from *. Rnd 7: *Work four (6, eight, 10, 12) sts as confirmed, paintings 6 color-switch sts, [Tk1 with B, Tp1 with A] in double strand of ryo; rep from *. paintings 2 (4, 6, eight, 10) extra rnds this way to finish with an odd-numbered rnd, operating 2 fewer major patt sts earlier than the dec and a couple of extra diamond sts among the dec and the ryo in every one even-numbered rnd—2 main-color sts and 10 (12, 14, sixteen, 18) color-switch diamond sts rem in each one part.

Even-Numbered Rounds swap B to knit and A to purl: trade the location of the 2 yarns on your hand(s) to take out the twist, then paintings the two define stitches utilizing B to knit and A to purl, protecting the rib as proven. to modify the colours again to unique positions: alternate the 2 yarns the opposite direction so as to add an additional twist, then proceed with the unique shades. Beret With greater needles and keeping either yarns tog, make a slipknot and position it on a needle held on your left hand, then use the e-wrap strategy (see Cable Cast-On) to make a loop with either yarns subsequent to the slipknot.

Reduce ribbed-chain bind-off. Rolled-edge selvedge. sew advisor Tk: Twigg-knit in order that the knit yarn traps the purl yarn. Tp: Twigg-purl in order that the purl yarn traps the knit yarn. Tk3tog: Twigg-knit three stitches jointly (2 knit stitches plus the purl sew among them) utilizing the knit yarn. Tp3tog: Twigg-purl three stitches jointly (2 purl stitches plus the knit sew among them) utilizing the purl yarn. slip 2: Sl 1 st with either yarns in again, then sl 1 st with either yarns in entrance. ryo: (reverse yarnover) deliver either yarns from again to entrance excessive of definitely the right needle tip and among the 2 needles to the again back to create a double-strand loop with a opposite mount.

Row 2: Twigg-knit into the again of the double-strand loop (Photo 2), then Twigg-purl into the again of an analogous double loop (Photo 3)—one sew of every colour has been elevated (Photo 4). opposite Yarnover, mild aspect opposite Yarnover, darkish aspect Symmetrical raises this sort of bring up introduces a brand new rib on either side of the material with no interrupting the validated development of the neighboring stitches. Single-Rib elevate paintings to the purpose at that you wish the hot rib to start, finishing with a purl sew, then use the left needle tip to select up the pair of horizontal strands among the needles from entrance to again in order that the knit yarn is to the correct of the purl yarn (Photo 1), Twigg-knit the knit-color strand (Photo 2), then Twigg-purl the purl-color strand (Photo 3)—one sew of every colour (one rib) has been elevated (Photo 4).

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