Creative Knitting - Graceful Lace SIP 2019 : 2019-04-01

HAPPILY HOMESPUN : 96 : 96

HAPPILY HOMESPUN

SIMPLE LACE Table Runner NAZANIN S. FARD Design by Dress up your dining room with this table runner, which is guaranteed to make even a weekday dinner something special. Pattern Notes Edging INTERMEDIA­TE Center of runner is worked on straight needles in stockinett­e stitch. Edging is worked in rounds on a circular needle. A chart is provided for the edging beginning with Round 3 for those preferring to work the pattern from a chart. Only the odd-number pattern rounds are shown on the chart. All even-number rounds are knit. When working the edging, it is helpful to place a different- color marker at the beginning of the edging round. Slip all markers as you come to them. Change to circular needle. Knit across sts on needle, pick up and knit 151 sts on one long side, 101 sts across cast- on edge, 151 sts on the other long side—504 sts. *K1, yo, k100, yo, pm, k1, yo, pm, k150, yo, pm; rep from * once. Finished Size Approx 171/2 inches wide x 35 inches long Materials Rnd 1: • Size 10 crochet cotton: 2,730 yds white • Size 1 (2.25mm) straight and circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge • Stitch markers • Rustproof T-pins • Blocking board • Fabric stiffener Rnd 2 and all even numbered rnds: Knit around. *[K1, yo, k1, {yo, ssk} twice, k1, {k2tog, yo} twice] to 2 sts before marker, k1, yo, k1; rep from * around. *K1, [k1, yo, k2, yo, ssk, yo, CDD, yo, k2tog, yo, k1] to 3 sts before marker, k1, yo, k2; rep from * around. *K2, [k1, yo, k1, {yo, ssk} twice, k1, {k2tog, yo} twice] to 4 sts before marker, k1, yo, k3; rep from * around. Rnd 3: Rnd 5: Runner Rnd 7: Gauge Center 30 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches/ 10cm in St st. To save time, take time to check gauge. With straight needles, cast on 101 sts. Work in St st until piece measures about 331/2 inches, ending with a WS row. Special Abbreviati­on Center Double Decrease (CDD): Slip next 2 sts as if to k2tog, k1, p2sso to dec 2 sts. STITCH KEY 17 15 13 K on RS, p on WS P on RS, k on WS Yo K2tog Ssk CDD 11 9 7 5 3 Rep EDGING CHART 96 Graceful Lace APRIL 2019 FIND US @ www. facebook. com/ CreativeKn­ittingMaga­zine

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