Confetti stitch {Knitting}

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Still working on the Pull Isa - I checked and the measurements should be ok - well I fit into it, it is fitted, but that is what I wanted, and blocking may help as well. 

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I have a project (yes another one) on the go that involves pride and prejudice, and I thought it might an opportunity to actually read the book - and get better acquainted with Mr Darcy - and provide the best excuse to watch Colin Firth in a wet shirt - link here... 


I thought you might be interested in the confetti stitch - the perfect stitch for summer tops. 

Multiple of 4+2

Row 1: K1 *YO, K1, YO, SL 1, K2tog, PSSO* K1
Rows 2 and 4: Purl all stitches
Row 3: K1 *SL 1, K2tog, PSSO, YO, K1, YO* K1

Repeat these four rows for the pattern. Easy right!

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15 comments:

  1. I like seeing what you are reading while knitting. I know you are a lifelong knitter, and have more practice, but I can't wait to be able to do it too. I can even mess up stockinette if I try to read, ha!

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  2. I absolutely love Pride and Prejudice. I watched the movies before reading the book, but finally read it a couple years ago. I think because I loved the movies so much it was a little easier to read such old writing. I was just thinking yesterday that I should read it again, maybe this afternoon I will start :-)

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  3. Thanks for the confetti stitch explanation!

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  4. Nice mug and cute little stitch markers too.

    Thanks for sharing how to confetti stitch...it's new to me.

    Happy knitting,
    Deb

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  5. That is such a nice stitch - thanks for sharing.

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  6. I'm also reading Pride and Prejudice -- great summer reading. :)

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  7. What a cool stitch! I'd love to try it.
    I love Pride and Prejudice, but I've only watched the movie with Keira Knightley... I'm intrigued to watch Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy.

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  8. Pride and Prejudice is one of my favorite books.

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  9. I love this project. Is it only in French?
    I haven't seen the Colin Firth version. I saw the P&P movie with Keira Knightley before reading the book. I liked the movie so much more, maybe b/c during their time their conversations were so darn wordy and I thought I talked a lot, LOL. I think I need to listen to the audio book.

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  10. Love the book and the movie! Enjoy your lovely knitting.

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  11. I love Colin Firth. And Jane Austen. And that yarn. ;)

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  12. Your stitching looks beautiful.
    It's hard to not fall in love with Colin Firth as Mr Darcy. Hope you're enjoying the book. :)

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