The Waves Stitch (two colour)

Teekay   >  14 December 2017

How to knit The Waves Stitch.

Stitch-A-Week 

The Waves Stitch.

​Knit with a multiple of 10 + 1 sts with a 24 row repeat.

Special Stitch:

“Cross 2 right” - knit the slipped stitch on the left-hand needle, passing in front of the 1st stitch, then knit the 1st stitch, slipping both sts off the needle together.

“Cross 2 left” - knit into the back of the 2nd stitch on the left-hand needle, passing behind the slipped stitch, then knit into the back of the slipped stitch, slipping both sts off the needle together.

Instructions:

1st (right side), 3rd, 13th, and 23rd rows, Colour A: Knit all sts.

2nd, 4th, 12th 14th, 22nd and 24th rows, Colour A: Purl all sts.

5th and 15th rows, Colour B: Knit all sts.

6th row, Colour B: K1, *K3, P3, K4; repeat from * to end.

7th and 9th rows, Colour A: *K4, slip 3 purlwise (yarn at back), K3; repeat from * to last stitch, K1.

8th and 10th rows, Colour A: P1, *P3, slip 3 purlwise (yarn in front), P4; repeat from * to end.

11th row, Colour A: *K3, “Cross 2 right”, slip 1 purlwise (yarn at back), “Cross 2 left”, K2; repeat from * to last st, K1.

16th row, Colour B: P1, *P1, K7, P2; repeat from * to end.

17th and 19th rows, Colour A: *slip 2 purlwise (yarn at back), K7, slip 1 purlwise (yarn at back),; repeat from * to last st, slip 1 purlwise (yarn at back).

18th and 20th rows, Colour A: Slip 1 purlwise (yarn in front), *slip 1 purlwise (yarn in front), P7, slip 2 purlwise (yarn in front); repeat from * to end.

21st row, Colour A: *Slip 1 purlwise (yarn at back), “Cross 2 left”, K5, “Cross 2 right”; repeat from * to last st, slip 1 purlwise (yarn at back).

Repeat Rows 5 through 24 inclusive for pattern.