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Four seasons quilt

Monday, January 9, 2017

Brick stitch




Brick stitch is similar to honeycomb stitch but knits up quickly because you are slipping the contrast colour in the second colour rows. With a medley wool you can really create some nice effects. it will make warm jumpers, blankets, bags. Instead of knitting a plain pattern like garter stitch or stocking stitch you can use brick stitch. With my baby blanket I have used garter stitch for the main colour rows and stocking stitch for the contrast colours. You can see you get a raised effect which adds texture. 

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