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Criss Cross Square

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The Criss-Cross Stitch pattern is made using mini cables knit without a cable needle. It is easy to memorize and can be mastered after just a few rows. The Criss-Cross Square is part of the Harmony Blanket Blog Hop KAL, and you can find more details HERE. Use this square to create a blanket, or use the stitch pattern to create just about anything you want.

Criss Cross Square - free knit pattern by Jessie At Home
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The yarn used in this pattern was provided by Lion Brand

Criss Cross Square
Knit Pattern
Intermediate Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot

Criss Cross Square - free crochet pattern by Jessie At Home - 2

Size:
6″ square

Yarn:
Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice 100% acrylic worsted weight
Rose 142

Needles:
US-9, 5.5mm

Gauge:
16 sts x 22 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stockinette

Other supplies:
Yarn needle

Stitches and Abbreviations:
k – knit
k2tog – knit 2 together
p – purl
p2tog – purl 2 together
st(s) – stitch(es)
wyib – with yarn in back
wyif – with yarn in front

Getting Started:
To simply use the stitch pattern in another project, cast on a multiple of 2 (skip the first 4 and last 4 stitches of the square as they are part of the border, along with the first 4 and last 4 rows).

Pattern:
Cast On 33
Row 1: K to last st, p1.
Rows 2-4: Slip 1, k to last st, p1.
Row 5: With Color B, Slip 1, k3, wyib slip 1 *k through back loop of the second st on the left needle, then k through the front of the first st, then drop them both from the needle at the same time; repeat from * until 4 sts remain, k3, p1.
Row 6: Slip 1, k3, wyif slip 1 *p the second stitch on the left needle, then p the first st, then drop them both from the needle at the same time; repeat from * until 4 sts remain, k3, p1.
Repeat rows 5 & 6 until piece measures 5 1/4 inches, then repeat rows 1 & 2 twice more.
Bind off knit wise.
Weave in all ends.

Enjoy!

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