Changing Locks by Chrissy Prange
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Changing Locks

September 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
350 yards (320 m)
easily customizable
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Changing Locks is a fun knit full of pretty little bubble stitches which look like keyholes. With both charts and written instructions, knitters are able to choose the most comfortable way to follow the pattern.

Approx. 350 yards of light worsted weight yarn
Testers used anywhere from 324 yards to 350 yards total, depending on gauge.

Sample Shown in:
Twisted Fiber Art Yummy Evolution 80% merino/10% cashmere/10% nylon blend with 170 yards/70 grams in Berry

Total used 340 yards/140 grams

1 US 7 size (4.5 mm), 24-inch circular

Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Stitch marker for marking beginning of round

22 sts/28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on
US size 7 needles

Exact gauge is not important but do note that a looser gauge will result in the use of more yardage

Finished Size
37” around by 9.5” tall

Abbreviations/Stitches Used
k – knit
ktbl – knit through back loop
k2tog – knit 2 together
m3 – make 3 in one st (k1, yo, k1)
m5 – make 5 in one st (k1, yo, k1, yo, k1)
p – purl
psso – pass slipped sts over
ssk – slip, slip (knitwise), knit slipped sts together
s2kp2 – slip 2 together knitwise, k1, psso
st(s) – stitch(es)
yo – yarn over

Due to the nature of the stitch pattern, stitch counts are variable. Full stitch counts are given on each row of charts & written instructions.