Madison uses knits, purls and two-stitch twists in an all-over texture that you’ll love. No cables or cable needle necessary to create this beautiful piece! Although the texture looks complicated, the pattern repeat is easy to work.
Skill Level: Easy
Size: About 38” [97 cm] around x 7” [18 cm] tall
Gauge: 22 sts and 24 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in Pattern Repeat
Yarn: Rowan Denim Revive (95% Cotton, 5% Other Fibers; 109 yards [100 meters]/50 grams): 211 Bluewash (3 balls)
Needles: US size 5 (3.75 mm) 24” [60 cm] circular
Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch marker (1)
Pattern Repeat (worked over a multiple of 10 sts)
Rnd 1: Knit.
Rnd 2: *P4, k2, p4; rep from * to end.
Rnd 3: *P3, 1/1 RC, 1/1 LC, p3; rep from * to end.
Rnd 4: Knit.
Rep Rnds 1-4 for patt.
1/1 LC: Knit into back of 2nd st on needle, knit first st as normal st, slip both sts off needle at the same time.
1/1 RC: Knit into front of 2nd st on needle, knit first st as normal st, slip both sts off needle at the same time.
CO 212 sts. Place marker, join in the rnd being careful not to twist.
Rnds 1-7: *K2, p2; rep from * to end.
Rnd 8 (Dec): K2tog, k100, k2tog, knit to end. (2 sts dec’d, 210 sts)
Rnd 9: Knit.
Rnds 10-33: Work Pattern Repeat Rnds 1-4.
Rnd 34 (Inc): M1, k100, m1, knit to end. (2 sts inc’d, 212 sts)
Rnds 35-41: *K2, p2; rep from * to end.
Loosely BO all sts.
Weave in ends.
Wash and block as desired.