Mars, version 1

See this blog post for more information.

This stitch pattern is shown in the bottom of the swatch photo. It coordinates with Mars, version 2.

Shown with a cast-on count of 36 stitches.

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  • Row 1 (RS): K3, ssk, yo, k1, *k1, yo, k2tog, k6, ssk, yo, k1, repeat from * to last 6 sts, k1, yo, k2tog, k3.
  • Rows 2, 4, 6, and 8: Purl.
  • Row 3: K2, 1/1 RC, k2, *k2, 1/1 LC, k4, 1/1 RC, k2, repeat from * to last 6 sts, k2, 1/1 LC, k2.
  • Row 5: K1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, *ssk, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, repeat from * to last 6 sts, ssk, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k1.
  • Row 7: 1/1 RC, k3, *1/1 RC, k3, 1/1 LC, 1/1 RC, k3, repeat from * to last 7 sts, 1/1 RC, k3, 1/1 LC.
  • Row 9: K1, yo, k3tog, yo, k2tog, *[yo] twice, ssk, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, 1/1 RC, yo, k3tog, yo, k2tog, repeat from * to last 6 sts, [yo] twice, ssk, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k1.
  • Row 10: P5, k1, p1, *p10, k1, p1, repeat from * to last 5 sts, p5.
  • Row 11: Yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, *k1, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, [yo] twice, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, repeat from * to last 6 sts, k1, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo.
  • Row 12: P6, *p5, k1, p1, p5, repeat from * to last 6 sts, p6.