Loop-the-Loop

From Barbara Walker’s Charted Knitting Designs,* page 119. See also this Ravelry post.


*Affiliate link. Buy the book and I get a couple pennies.

Shown with a cast-on count of 26 stitches.

Getting chart...

  • Rows 1 and 3 (WS): K9, p4, k5, p4, k4.
  • Row 2: P4, 2/2 RC, p5, 2/2 RC, p9.
  • Row 4: P3, 2/1 RPC, 2/1 LPC, p3, 2/1 RPC, 2/1 LPC, p3, M1R, ctr dbl inc, M1L, p4 (30 sts).
  • Row 5: K4, p2, k1, p2, k3, p2, k2, p2, k3, p2, k2, p2, k3.
  • Row 6: P2, 2/1 RPC, p2, 2/2 LPC, 2/1 RPC, p2, 2/1 LPC, 2/2 RPC, p1, 2/2 LPC, p2.
  • Rows 7, 9, 19, and 21: K2, p2, k5, p4, k4, p4, k5, p2, k2.
  • Rows 8 and 20: P2, k2, p5, 2/2 LC, p4, 2/2 LC, p5, k2, p2.
  • Row 10: P2, 2/2 LPC, p1, 2/2 RPC, 2/1 LPC, p2, 2/1 RPC, 2/2 LC, p2, 2/1 RPC, p2.
  • Row 11: K3, p2, k2, p2, k3, p2, k2, p2, k3, p5tog, k4 (26 sts).
  • Row 12: P8, 2/1 LPC, 2/1 RPC, p3, 2/1 RPC, 2/1 LPC, p3.
  • Rows 13 and 15: K4, p4, k5, p4, k9.
  • Row 14: P9, 2/2 RC, p5, 2/2 RC, p4.
  • Row 16: P4, M1R, ctr dbl inc, M1L, p3, 2/1 RPC, 2/1 LPC, p3, 2/1 RPC, 2/1 LPC, p3 (30 sts).
  • Row 17: K3, p2, k2, p2, k3, p2, k2, p2, k3, p2, k1, p2, k4.
  • Row 18: P2, 2/2 RPC, p1, 2/2 RPC, 2/1 RPC, p2, 2/1 LPC, 2/2 RPC, p2, 2/1 LPC, p2.
  • Row 22: P2, 2/1 LPC, p2, 2/2 RPC, 2/1 LPC, p2, 2/1 RPC, 2/2 LPC, p1, 2/2 RPC, p2.
  • Row 23: K4, p5tog, k3, p2, k2, p2, k3, p2, k2, p2, k3 (26 sts).
  • Row 24: P3, 2/1 LPC, 2/1 RPC, p3, 2/1 LPC, 2/1 RPC, p8.