©Pat Ashforth & Steve Plummer 2018

©Pat Ashforth & Steve Plummer 2018

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CHECKERBOARD

A simple checkerboard design, where you see two colour stripes from directly in front but squares in two colours when you look from an angle.

To knit this design


Section 1

Using Dark cast on 48 stitches. This counts as the first row of the first ridge.

Ridge 1 - Second Row : Knit the coloured stitches and purl the white stitches.

The chart shows k8, p8, k8, p8, k8, p8

Ridge 2 (Light) : Knit the first row. On the second row knit the coloured stitches and purl the white stitches.

The chart shows p8, k8, p8, k8, p8, k8

Ridge 3 (Dark) : Knit the first row. On the second row knit the coloured stitches and purl the white stitches.

The chart shows k8, p8, k8, p8, k8, p8

Ridge 4 (Light) : Knit the first row. On the second row knit the coloured stitches and purl the white stitches.

The chart shows p8, k8, p8, k8, p8, k8

Ridges 5 - 8 : Repeat Ridges 3 and 4 twice.


Section 2

Ridge 9 (Dark) : Knit the first row. On the second row knit the coloured stitches and purl the white stitches.

The chart shows p8, k8, p8, k8, p8, k8

Ridge 10 (Light) : Knit the first row. On the second row knit the coloured stitches and purl the white stitches.

The chart shows k8, p8, k8, p8, k8, p8

Ridges 11 - 16 :  Repeat Ridges 9 and 10 three times.


Section 3

Ridges 17 - 24 : Repeat Ridges 3 and 4 four times.


Section 4

Ridges 25 - 32 : As Section 2.


Section 5

Ridges 33 - 40 : As Section 3.


Section 6

Ridges 41 - 48 : As Section 2.



The photographs show a two-ridge border on all sides.






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