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Camino Zigzags

Knitting
January 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
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The first in a series of patterns combining plain knitted areas with an airy drop stitch mesh.

My original sample (second photo) is quite small and was made with one ball of sock yarn:
finished dimensions of sample shown: 100x50cm/39x20in.
The sample was knit on 3.25mm/US3 needles with one ball 100g/420m/459yds of Schoppel-Wolle Zauberball Sock yarn, Tropical Fish colorway.

Approximate dimensions with two balls 200g/840m/918yds: 200x50cm/78x20in

The pattern is very easy: yarn overs, decreases, knitting through the back loop, and a “make one” increase.
The change in gauge between the plain knit areas and the mesh creates a subtle wavy distortion - perfect for variegated and self-striping yarns, or multifarious leftovers.

The series of patterns is called Camino because the first sample I did reminded me of the scallop shell symbol of the Camino de Santiago.

The pdf includes 3 charts and instructions.

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