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2017 August pattern of the Month

BLOCK STITCH SQUARE

pattern created by Jan Burton

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 Red and white Block stitch squares by Bev Jeffery (AUS)

 

This pattern creates a great, double thickness square in two colours, without all the confusion that you get with normal fair-isle. This stitch pattern is very useful when trying to use a soft, "unstable" yarn such as chenille or thick short eyelash, which can easily stretch out of shape used on its own. Using the soft yarn as the background yarn, and a plain yarn for the foreground, this pattern will produce much more stable fabric suitable for blanket squares.

 

Block Stitch squares by Jude Sullivan (UK)

Block Stitch squares by Louise Tidman (UK) 

There is a variation of the Block Stitch pattern in the KAS Pattern Book, here is an example by Sharon Fennell (UK)

 

LINK TO KAS PATTERN BOOK where other patterns are available, please try as many as you like.

Last updated by Louise Tidman Aug 3.

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