The Tattershall Tote Knitting Pattern

This started as a simple stitch pattern, then evolved into a bag! I love the texture of this stitch, and the colour too.

The Tattershall Tote
The Tattershall Tote

Materials
Sample used Lily Sugar ‘n Cream, worsted/aran weight, approximately half a 400g cone, (300 yards/274 metres), in Sage
4mm needles
cable needle

Finished Size:
Approximatively 12”/30cm wide, 11”/28cm high, excluding handles.

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Saturday Scraps – Snakes & Ladders

Designing hasn’t been going according to plan of late, it’s been like the proverbial game of Snakes & Ladders. During a recent bout of knoodling*, I knitted this pattern, just a scrap really, but I thought I’d share 🙂

Saturday Scraps - Snakes & Ladders
Saturday Scraps – Snakes & Ladders

Snakes & Ladders

Abbreviations
k – knit
p – purl
st/sts – stitch/stitches
yo – yarn over
cn – cable needle
sl – slip
psso – pass slipped stitch over
skpo – sl 1 st, k1, pass sl st over
p2togtbl – purl 2 sts together through back of loop
C4B – slip 2 sts to cable needle, hold at back, knit 2 sts from left needle, knit the 2 sts on cable needle
C4F – slip 2 sts to cable needle, hold at front, knit 2 sts from left needle, knit the 2 sts on cable needle

Cast on 20 sts.

Row 1: K5, yo, skpo, k5, yo, skpo, k6.

Row 2: P5, yo, p2togtbl, p5, yo, p2togtbl, p6.

Row 3: K5, yo, skpo, k1, C4B, yo, skpo, k6.

Row 4: As Row 2.

Row 5: As Row 1.

Row 6: As Row 2.

Row 7: K5, yo, skpo, k1, C4F, yo, skpo, k6.

Row 8: As Row 2.

These 8 rows form the pattern.

© Shana Rae 2016

*knoodling – random knitting accompanied by random doodling on graph paper

Treillage Cable & Lace Knitting Pattern

It has oft been mentioned that I have an addiction to cables, much the same can be said about lace. Combine the two, absolute bliss 🙂

Treillage

Note, when I knitted the sample, I added 12 sts either side to show the pattern clearer.
On Odd Rows: (k1, p11) before pattern, (p11, k1) after pattern (right side)
On Even Rows: k12 before pattern, k12 after pattern (wrong side)

Abbreviations
k – knit
p – purl
st/sts – stitch/stitches
yo – yarn over
cn – cable needle
sl – slip
skpo – sl 1 st, k1, pass sl st over
k2tog – knit 2 sts together
C3B – sl next st onto cn and hold at back of work, k2 from left-hand needle, knit st from cn
C3F – sl next 2 sts onto cn and hold at front of work, k1 from left-hand needle, knit sts from cn

Cast on 16 sts.

Row 1: K4, (yo, skpo) 3 times, k6.

Row 2 (and all even rows): Purl.

Row 3: K3, (yo, skpo) 3 times, C3B, k4.

Row 5: K4, (yo, skpo) twice, C3B, k2tog, yo, k3.

Row 7: K3, (yo, skpo) twice, C3B, k2tog, yo, k4.

Row 9: K4, yo, skpo, C3B, (k2tog, yo) twice, k3.

Row 11: K3, yo, skpo, C3B, (k2tog, yo) twice, k4.

Row 13: K4, C3B, (k2tog, yo) 3 times, k3.

Row 15: K6, (k2tog, yo) 3 times, k4.

Row 17: K4, C3F, (k2tog, yo) 3 times, k3.

Row 19: K3, yo, skpo, C3F, (k2tog, yo) twice, k4.

Row 21: K4, yo, skpo, C3F, (k2tog, yo,) twice, k3.

Row 23: K3, (yo, skpo) twice, C3F, k2tog, yo, k4.

Row 25: K4, (yo, skpo) twice, C3F, k2tog, yo, k3.

Row 27: K3, (yo, skpo) 3 times, C3F, k4.

Row 28: Purl.

These 28 rows form the pattern.

© Shana Rae 2016

 

Strawberry Fields Forever

For some reason I’ve had this song stuck in my head for days, I don’t even like the Beatles, I prefer the Rolling Stones! But at least it inspired this design!

Strawberry Cable

Abbreviations
k – knit
p – purl
st/sts – stitch/stitches
yo – yarn over
cn – cable needle
sl – slip
skpo – sl 1 st, k1, pass sl st over
ktbl – knit through back loop
ptbl – purl through back loop
C4B – slip 2 sts to cable needle, hold at back, knit 2 sts from left needle, knit the 2 sts on cable needle
C4F – slip 2 sts to cable needle, hold at front, knit 2 sts from left needle, knit the 2 sts on cable needle
MB1 – make bobble – (k1, yo, k1, yo, k1) in next st, turn, k5, turn, p5, turn, skpo, k1, k2tog, turn, p3tog

Cast on multiples of 16sts + 10sts

Row 1: P3, C4B *p4, c4B* to last 3 sts, p3.

Row 2: K3, p4 *k4, p4* to last 3 sts k3.

Row 3: P1, C4B, C4F *(p2, ktbl) twice, p2, C4B, C4F* to last st, p1.

Row 4: K1, p8 *(k2, ptbl) twice, k2, p8* to last st, k1.

Row 5: P1, k4, MB1, k3 *(p2, ktbl) twice, p2, k4, MB1, k3* to last st, p1.

Row 6: As Row 4.

Row 7: P1, C4F, C4B *(p2, ktbl) twice, p2, C4F, C4B* to last st, p1.

Row 8: As Row 4.

Row 9: As Row 1.

Row 10: As Row 2.

Row 11: P3, (ktbl, p2) twice *C4B, C4F, p2, (ktbl, p2) twice* to last st, p1.

Row 12: K3, (ptbl, k2) twice *p8, (k2, ptbl) twice, k2* to last st, k1.

Row 13: P3, (ktbl, p2) twice *k4, MB1, k3, p2, (ktbl, p2) twice* to last st, p1.

Row 14: As Row 12.

Row 15: P3, (ktbl, p2) twice *C4F, C4B, p2, (ktbl, p2) twice* to last st, p1.

Row 16: As Row 12.

These 16 rows form the pattern.

© Shana Rae 2016