Knit Rocketship by NeedleNoodles

Knit Rocketship

September 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 17 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
100 - 150 yards (91 - 137 m)
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Do you dream of adventure out among the stars? Me too. :)

This is a knitting pattern suitable for intermediate knitters, and involves the following techniques:

  • Working in the round
  • The following stitches: k, p, lifted increases (KRL and KLL), yo, k 2 tog, slip 1
  • Twice-knit knitting (optional)
  • Kitchener stitch
  • Crochet provisional cast on
  • Pinhole cast on (instructions for this are included with the pattern)

Finished ship is about 4.5” wide, 7.25” long

For more help, check out these videos:

Pinhole Cast On for Circular Knitting (right handed)

Twice-knit Knitting in the Knit Rocketship Pattern (right handed)

This pattern is written in English and all needle sizes, abbreviations, etc. are American. Contains 11 fully-illustrated pages with large, easy-to-read text and lots of photos, diagrams and charts to accompany the written instructions.

Suggested Materials:

  • Yarn:

Gray: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes: Silver; 1 skein

Black: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes: Coal; 1 skein

Yellow: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes: Semolina; 1 skein

(Or worsted weight yarns of your choice. Under 100 yards needed per color)

  • One set of US Size 3 double pointed needles

  • Tapestry needle (for weaving in yarn ends)

  • Scissors

  • Needle and Thread

  • Stuffing (I use polyfill)

Do you prefer to crochet? No problem-- check out the Crocheted rocketship pattern: