Click here to zoom


Skill level: Intermediate

A multiple increase followed by gradual decreases shapes the buds on this curvy braid.

Method
Note: sk2po-slip one st knitwise, k 2 tog, pass slipped st over.
Cast on 7 sts.
1st row (RS) K 1 tbl, [p 2, k 1 tbl] twice.
2nd row P 1, [k 2, p 1 tbl ] twice.
3rd row K 1 tbl, p 2, (k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1, k 1) in next st, p 2, k 1 tbl . 11 sts.
4th row P 1, k 2, p 5, k 2, p 1 tbl .
5th row K 1 tbl, p 2, k 5, p 2, k 1 tbl .
6th row As 4th row.
7th row K 1 tbl, p 2, skpo, k 1, k 2 tog, p 2, k 1 tbl . 9 sts.
8th row P 1, k 2, p 3, k 2, p 1 tbl.
9th row K 1 tbl, p 2, s k 2 p o, p 2, k 1 tbl. 7 sts.
10th row As 2nd row.
Repeat 1st-10th rows, ending with a 1st pattern row.
Bind off in pattern.









ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
Click for explanation and illustration


k = knit

st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = togetheryo
= yarn over
tbl=through back loop