Paisley

Inspired by Wavy Treads in Knitting Fresh Brioche* by Nancy Marchant.


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Shown with a cast-on count of 33 stitches.

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  • Row 1 (RS): Sl1 wyif, k1, brSl, *k3tog, [brSl, k1] 4 times, brSl, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, brSl, repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, sl1 wyif.
  • Rows 2, 6, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26, 30, 34, and 38 (RS): P1, *brSl, p1, repeat from *.
  • Row 3: Sl1 wyib, p1, brSl, *p1, brSl, (p1, yo, p1) in next st, [brSl, p1] 5 times, brSl, repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, sl1 wyib (multiple of 16 sts, plus 5).
  • Rows 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, and 40 (WS): K1, *brSl, k1, repeat from *.
  • Rows 5 and 37: Sl1 wyif, k1, brSl, *k3tog, [brSl, k1] 3 times, brSl, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, brSl, sl1-k2tog-psso, brSl, repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, sl1 wyif (multiple of 14 sts, plus 5).
  • Rows 7 and 35: Sl1 wyib, p1, brSl, *[p1, brSl] twice, (p1, yo, p1) in next st, [brSl, p1] 4 times, brSl, repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, sl1 wyib (multiple of 16 sts, plus 5).
  • Rows 9 and 33: Sl1 wyif, k1, brSl, *k3tog, [brSl, k1] twice, brSl, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, brSl, k1, brSl, sl1-k2tog-psso, brSl, repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, sl1 wyif (multiple of 14 sts, plus 5).
  • Rows 11 and 31: Sl1 wyib, p1, brSl, *[p1, brSl] 3 times, (p1, yo, p1) in next st, [brSl, p1] 3 times, brSl, repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, sl1 wyib (multiple of 16 sts, plus 5).
  • Rows 13 and 29: Sl1 wyif, k1, brSl, *k3tog, brSl, k1, brSl, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, [brSl, k1] twice, brSl, sl1-k2tog-psso, brSl, repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, sl1 wyif (multiple of 14 sts, plus 5).
  • Rows 15 and 27: Sl1 wyib, p1, brSl, *[p1, brSl] 4 times, (p1, yo, p1) in next st, [brSl, p1] twice, brSl, repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, sl1 wyib (multiple of 16 sts, plus 5).
  • Rows 17 and 25: Sl1 wyif, k1, brSl, *k3tog, brSl, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, [brSl, k1] 3 times, brSl, sl1-k2tog-psso, brSl, repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, sl1 wyif (multiple of 14 sts, plus 5).
  • Rows 19 and 39: Sl1 wyib, p1, brSl, *p1, brSl, repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, sl1 wyib.
  • Row 21: Sl1 wyif, k1, brSl, *(k1, yo, k1) in next st, [brSl, k1] 4 times, brSl, sl1-k2tog-psso, brSl, repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, sl1 wyif.
  • Row 23: Sl1 wyib, p1, brSl, *[p1, brSl] 5 times, (p1, yo, p1) in next st, brSl, p1, brSl, repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, sl1 wyib (multiple of 16 sts, plus 5).