Hug

This stitch pattern is an encoding of the word hug, as described in this blog post. It's not quite the same here as there, because there's an extremely unusual alternate way of dealing with the double yo which is hard to chart.

Shown with a cast-on count of 36 stitches.

Getting chart...

  • Round 1: *K1, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, k1, yo, k2, k2tog, [yo] twice, ssk, k2, yo, k1, k3tog, yo, k1, repeat from *.
  • Round 2: *K9, p1, k8, repeat from *.
  • Round 3: *K1, k2tog, [k1, yo] twice, k3tog, yo, k2, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, [yo, k1] twice, ssk, k1, repeat from *.
  • Round 4: Knit.