Knitting with Needles 

BASIC CROCHET SECTION PATTERNS

 

Crocheting Patterns
Materials: Worsted-weight acrylic yarns
Gauge: 9 stitches = 2 inches
Finished size: 7" by 9"
.Hook: Size G crochet hook or size necessary to obtain gauge

BASIC SINGLE CROCHET
Chain 30 for the foundation chain.
Row 1: Single crochet in 2nd chain from hook, and in every chain in the foundation row. Chain 1 and turn your work.
Row 2: Working under the 2 top loops of each stitch in the previous row, single crochet across the row. Chain 1 and turn.
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 9". Fasten off.

BASIC DOUBLE CROCHET
Chain 27 for the foundation chain.
Row 1: Double crochet in 3rd chain from hook and in each chain of the foundation row. Chain 2 and turn your work.
Row 2: Double crochet in each stitch across the row. Chain 2 and turn. Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 9".
Fasten off.

SHELL STITCH
Chain 31 for the foundation chain. (This stitch requires multiples of 6 chains plus 1.)
Row 1: Work 3 double crochets in the 4th chain from the hook. *Skip 2 chains. Single crochet in the next chain. Skip 2 chains, then work 5 double crochets in the next chain.* (You've created your first shell.) Repeat the sequence of stitches between the asterisks (*) across the row, ending with skipping 2 chains and 1 single crochet in the last chain. Chain 3 and turn your work.
Row 2: Work 3 double crochets in the 1st single crochet. *Work 1 single crochet in the center double crochet of the next shell, work 1 shell of 5 double crochets in the next single crochet.* Repeat the sequence of stitches between the asterisks (*). End with 1 single crochet on top of the turning chain. Chain 3 and turn your work.
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 9".
Fasten off.

FLYING "V's"
Chain 33 for the foundation chain.
Row 1: Double crochet, chain 2 and single crochet in the 4th chain from the hook. *Skip 2 chains, then work 2 double crochets, chain 2 and single crochet in the next chain.* Repeat the sequence between the asterisks across the row, ending with 1 double crochet in the last chain. Chain 2 and turn.
Row 2: Work 2 double crochets, chain 2 and then work 1 single crochet stitch in the first chain 2 space of the previous row and in each chain 2 space across the row, ending with 1 double crochet in the last chain. Chain 2 and turn. Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 9".
Fasten off.

LITTLE SCALLOPS
Chain 33 for the foundation chain.
Row 1: Skip 2 chains, and double crochet into next chain. *Skip 2 chains and work 1 single crochet and 2 double crochets into the next chain.* Repeat the sequence of stitches between the asterisks until the last 3 chains. Skip 2 chains and single crochet into the last chain. Chain 1 and turn.
Row 2: Work 2 double crochets into the first stitch. *Skip 2 double crochets, then work a single crochet and 2 double crochets into the next single crochet.* Repeat the sequence between the asterisks until the last 3 stitches. Skip 2 double crochets and single crochet into the top of the turning chain. Chain 1 and turn.
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 9".
Fasten off.

ALTERNATING HALF DOUBLE CROCHETS
Chain 31 for the foundation chain.
Row 1: Half double crochet into the 3rd chain from the hook, and into each chain across the row. Chain 2 and turn.
Row 2: Skip 1 stitch. *Work 1 half double in the back loop of the next stitch and 1 half double in the front loop of the next stitch.* Repeat the sequence between the asterisks, ending with 1 half double worked into the top of the turning chain. Chain 2 and turn. Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 9".
Fasten off.

BASIC KNIT SECTION PATTERNS


Knitting Patterns Materials:
Worsted-weight acrylic yarns
Gauge: 5 stitches = 1 inch
Finished size: 7" by 9" Needle size: 7 needles or size necessary to obtain gauge

GARTER STITCH
Cast on 35 stitches.
Knit every row until piece measures 9".
Bind off.

STOCKINETTE STITCH
Cast on 35 stitches.
Row 1: Knit all stitches.
Row 2: Purl all stitches.
Repeat these 2 rows until piece measures 9".
Bind off.

SEED STITCH
Cast on 35 stitches.
Row 1: Knit 1 stitch, purl the next stitch, knit the next. Continue alternating stitches across the row.
Repeat this row until piece measures 9".
Bind off.

DOUBLE SEED STITCH
Cast on 35 stitches.
Row 1: Knit 1 stitch, purl the next stitch, knit the next. Continue alternating stitches across the row.
Row 2: Purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, alternating stitches across the row.
Row 3: Work the same as Row 2.
Row 4: Work the same as Row 1.
Repeat these 4 rows until piece measures 9".
Bind off.

LINES
Cast on 35 stitches.
Row 1: Knit all stitches.
Row 2: Purl all stitches.
Row 3: Knit all stitches.
Row 4: Purl all stitches.
Row 5: Knit all stitches.
Row 6: Knit all stitches.
Repeat these 6 rows until the piece measures 9".
Bind off.

CABLE
Cast on 36 stitches.
Row 1: Purl 13 stitches, knit next 2 stitches, purl next 6, knit 2, and purl remaining 13 stitches.
Row 2: Knit 13 stitches, purl 2, knit 6, purl 2, and knit 13.
Row 3: Repeat Row 1.
Row 4: Knit 13 stitches, purl 2. Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle, hold in back of work. Knit next 3 stitches, then knit the 3 stitches from the cable needle. Purl 2 and knit the remaining 13.
Row 5: Repeat Row 1.
Row 6: Repeat Row 2.
Row 7: Repeat Row 1.
Row 8: Repeat Row 2.
Repeat these 8 rows for 9".
Bind off in pattern.

SQUARES
Cast on 35 stitches.
Row 1: Knit 5 stitches, purl 5, knit 5. Alternate knitting 5 and purling 5 stitches across the row.
Row 2: Purl 5 stitches, knit 5, purl 5 and repeat pattern across the row.
Row 3: Repeat Row 1.
Row 4: Repeat Row 2.
Row 5: Repeat Row 1.
Row 6: Repeat Row 2.
Row 7: Repeat Row 2.
Row 8: Repeat Row 1.
Row 9: Repeat Row 2.
Row 10: Repeat Row 1.
Row 11: Repeat Row 2.
Row 12: Repeat Row 1.
Repeat these 12 rows until piece measures 9".
Bind off in pattern.

SHADOW TRIANGLES
Work in multiples of 5 stitches.
Cast on 35 stitches.
Row 1: Knit all stitches.
Row 2: *Knit 1, Purl 4, repeat from * to across the row.
Row 3: *Knit 3, Purl 2, repeat from * to across the row.
Row 4: Work the same as Row 3.
Row 5: Work the same as Row 2.
Row 6: Knit all stitches.
Bind off in pattern.

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