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The Bow Stitch

Description

The Bow Stitchis aptly named for generating a raised bow texture on the fabric by knitting together a series of Slip Stitches knitted onto a Stockinette Stitch background.

The stitch works well on items or areas of projects where you wish to add a bit more detail to break up what could potentially be a pretty flat and monotonous project. The stitch works well on items such as jumpers, cardigans and hats

So, what is a Bow Stitch? The bow stitch makes use of slip stitching a series of five on three consecutive wrong side rows. This will create strands of yarn to fall loosely across the face of the fabric, the yarn strands are then caught together at a designated point with a knit stitch to form a bow.

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Instructions

Start your project by casting on multiples of 10 + 7 stitches.

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The Honeycomb Slip Stitch

Description

The Honeycomb Slip Stitch is a beautiful stitch so named (if you couldn't guess) for it's resemblance to a bee's hive.

There are many variations to create this honeycomb texture, from other ways to get a similar pattern using slip stitches or cables. Whilst the following pattern is slightly more complex than most of the honeycomb stitches it gives a denser, more intricate reversible pattern that is excellent for scarves or hats.

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The Braid Cable Stitch

Description

The Braid Cable stitch much like the name suggests gives a braided rope like appearance particularly suited for those warm wooly jumpers come wintertime.

So, what is a Braid Cable Stitch? The Braid Cable stitch uses a series of cable 6 forward and backward to generate this lovely knotted texture. This stitch is one of the bedrock cable stitches found in many patterns & can be combined with other cables or stitches to make more intricate patterns.

Ready to get started? Then pick up some needles and yarn and follow the instructions below.

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Instructions

The Braid Cable stitch is worked in panels of 15 stitches.

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The Woven Cable Stitch

Description

The Woven Cable Stitch gives a great textured look similar in style to a basketweave, but with the orientation of the weaves rotated through 45 degrees.

So, what is a Woven Cable Stitch? As is probably fairly obvious from the name, the Woven Cable stitch utilizes cable stitch techniques to generate the interlocking basketweave appearance.

Instructions

Begin by casting on any multiple of 4 stitches.

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