Taking the Steps by Lavish Craft

Taking the Steps

April 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
1 repeat = 2 inches
in Blocked Steps Pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
260 yards (238 m)
One Size - Adjustable
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Taking the Steps Cowl

Both Charted and Written (abbreviated line by line) Instructions included.

Uses US English terms and abbreviations - Metrics and Glossary provided.

Intermediate Skills:

Worked Bottom Up in Round.
End of Round Marker movement.
Lots of work through back loops (tbl).
YO, ktbl, k2tog tbl, p.

Notes and Tips:

I found pointy needles to be helpful.

Size is easy to adjust for yarn on hand and or circumference desired…

+/- multiples of 8 @ CO
~ Each rep (knit to gauge) is approx 2” (5 cm)

~ Materials ~

465 yds (424 m) Light Worsted/
Heavy DK weight yarn
~ Sample used 2 Hanks Dye for Yarn
50/50 Silk Merino DK in Queen Maab

US 6 (4 mm) Circular Needles
24” (60 cm) or longer.

Stitch Marker (1)

Blocking Tools

Darning Needle

~ Sample Measurements ~

24” (61 cm) Flat
14” ( 35.5 cm) Tall
~ Adjustable

~ Gauge ~

Gauge not critical but will affect size and yarn requirements.

Sample Gauge (taken after a hard blocking)
In Steps pattern:
1 rep wide x 4 reps tall =
2 x 2” (5 x 5 cm) Square