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Sl 1 st to dpn and hold in back, kl-b, then pl from dpn. You can find the set here: Tie a strand of yarn between the circles, hold circles together and wrap with yarn—the more wraps, the thicker the pompom. Lauren March 13, at TW2 - Twist Two. C Cable Cast-On If there are no established stitches, begin with a slipknot, knit one stitch in slipknot and slip this new stitch to left needle.


Cont the row as follows you will already have 1 st on your RH needle: Ssk, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 — 70 74, 80, 84, 88, 94 sts. Repeat last 2 rows two more times, removing markers as needed — 64, 68, 74, 78, 82, 88 sts.

P32 34, 37, 39, 41, 44 sts, place marker to mark center, p to end. The basic formula for the decreases is that you will decrease at the underarm every RS row, and at the neckline every row. K1, ssk, k to 3 sts before center marker, k2tog, k1 — 30 32, 35, 37, 39, 42 sts. Turn work and P1, p2tog, p to end — 29 31, 34, 36, 38, 41 sts. Repeat last 2 rows until 6 sts remain. If you end after working a WS row, k across.

If you end with 7 sts after a working a WS row, k4, k2tog, k1. Work in i-cord for desired strap length. Join yarn at center of Bra Top the first row will be on the RS of your knitting and work as follows: If you end with 7 sts after a WS row, k1, ssk, k to end.

Pin straps to back edge of bra top. Try on and adjust strap placement and length as needed. Using a tapestry needle, sew straps to back edge of bra top. Weave in ends and enjoy! If you liked this pattern, make sure to check out more of my patterns at girlyknits. As a relatively new knitter, this one seems gloriously doable.

I love your designs, and I plan on making at least one but probably several of your bra tops. I would appreciate it very much if you would get back to me with any information. Oh, and thank you so very much for sharing your patterns with us and making your tutorials.

Your time and talent is greatly aprreciated. You can find the set here: What problems are you having with using a circular needle? Maybe I can help! I absolutely love the bra top. I plan on starting one tomorrow. I noticed the one you use is wool. Do you think it will make a difference in the pattern? Do i have to cast on more sticthes? Sorry for the late reply!

I was wondering if you could continue rubbing on the upper portion of the back, and also if you had tried an x crisscross style I-cord for more support? Skip three chain stitches and make a single crochet. Chain 4, catch back into the first chain with single crochet.

Make about four single crochet stitches between picots. With the tip of the right-hand needle pick up the knit stitch 2 rows below the next stitch on the left-hand needle. Put the picked up stitch onto the left-hand needle and k2tog TBL. Popcorn Or Bobble Stitch - To do the popcorn or sometimes called the bobble stitch. PS - pass stitch un-worked from your left needle to the right needle.

PSSO - Pass slipped stitch over. Insert the tip of the left-hand needle into a stitch that has been slipped, and draw the slipped stitch to the left over the stitch just knitted, over the tip of the right-hand needle, and off needle.

Puff st - Puff Stitch. Puff stitches can be varied by as few or as many stitches as indicated by pattern instructions as well as different types of stitches, such as half doube crochet or double crochet stitches. Sl 2 sts to dpn and hold in back at the right side, which is facing away from the knitter , kl, then p2 from dpn. Sl 2 sts to dpn and hold in back, pl, then sl the knit st from dpn back to left-hand needle and knit it, then pl from dpn. Sl 1 purl st wyib, drop next slipped st off needle to front of work, sl the same purl st back to left-hand needle, pick up dropped st and knit it, pl.

Sl 3 sts to dpn and hold in back, k2, then sl the purl st from dpn back to left-hand needle and purl it, then k2 from dpn. Reverse hdc - Reverse Half Double Crochet. Working from left to right opposite for left handers , yo, insert hook in st indicated to right of the hook, draw up a loop, under and to the left of loops on hook 3 loops on hook , yo, draw through all 3 loops on hook to complete the stitch.

Also see instructions on how to work a Shrimp Stitch. Sl 1 st to dpn and hold in front at the wrong side, which is facing the knitter , p2, then kl from dpn. Sl 2 sts to dpn and hold in front, pl, then sl the knit st from dpn back to left-hand needle and knit it, then pl from dpn.

RK - Raised Knit Stitch. Insert needle into the st below next st on left-hand needle and draw yarn through 2 st on right-hand needle , purl the next st on left-hand needle 2 sts on right-hand needle , pass the first of these 2 sts over the last the last st. Sl 1 wyib, drop next st off needle to front of work, sl the same st back to left-hand needle, pick up dropped st and knit it, kl.

Skip 1 st and purl the 2nd st in back loop, then purl the skipped st,then sl both sts from needle together. Roll st - Roll Stitch. Yarn over 5 times, or as many times as indicated by pattern instructions, insert hook in next st, yo and draw loop through st and all loops on hook, ch 1, to complete the stitch.

This will produce a series of long coiled stitches, used in belts, edgings etc. RP - Raised Purl Stitch. Insert needle purlwise into the st below next st on left-hand needle and draw yarn through 1 st on right-hand needle , now purl the next st on left-hand needle 2 sts on right-hand needle , pass the first of these 2 sts over the last st. Sl 1 wyib, drop next st off needle to front of work, sl the same st back to left-hand needle, pick up dropped st and knit it, pl.

Skip 1 st and purl the 2nd st, then p2tog the skipped st and the 2nd st and sl both sts from needle together. Skip 1 st and purl the 2nd st, then purl the skipped st and sl both sts from needle together. RS - Right slip. Sl 2 purl sts, drop next elongated st off needle to front of work, sl the same 2 purl sts back to left hand needle, pick up dropped st and place it on left-hand needle, then kl, p2 across these 3 sts.

Skip 1 st and knit the 2nd st, then purl the skipped st, then sl both sts from needle together. Skip 1 st and knit into the front of second st, then knit the skipped st, then sl both sts from needle together.

Sl 1 st to dpn and hold in back, kl-b, then pl from dpn. Sl 1 st to dpn and hold in back, k2, then pl from dpn. Sl 1 st to kpn and hold in front, pl, then kl-b from dpn. Sh - Shell Stitch. Shell stitches are usually worked with double crochets and can be varied by as few or as many stitches as indicated by pattern instructions as well as different types of stitches, such as triple crochet stitches. Start with the one loop on your hook from the previous stitch, and go into the indicated stitch like you were going to make a single crochet and pull through a loop.

YO and pull through that loop one time like a chain stitch, then YO again and go through both loops on the hook. Short double crochet completed. This stitch is thinner than the bulk of the half double crochet stitch and looks more delicate in a doily or lace piece. Slip 1 st to dpn and hold in back, kl, then kl from dpn. SKP - Slip, knit, pass - slip 1, knit 1, pass slip stitch over.

SKPO - Slip, knit, pass over - slip 1, knit 1, pass slip stitch over. Slant st - Slant Stitch. A slant stitch is used in conjunction with a crochet grouping of stitches and can be varied by as few or as many stitches as indicated by pattern instructions as well as different types of stitches, such as double crochet or triple crochet stitches.

Shrimp st - Shrimp Stitch. Working from left to right opposite for left handers , insert hook in stitch to the right of hook, pull up a loop, under and to the left of loop on hook 2 loops on hook , yo, draw through both loops on hook to complete the stitch. This makes a nice edging for many projects and is sometimes called the reverse or backwards stitch. SL ST - Insert needle into the next st on left hand needle as if to k, slip st onto right hand needle without knitting it.

SP 2 - Spiral 2. Work across next 2 stitches as follows: Split sc - Split Single Crochet. Single crochet between vertical bars of st in last round.

SSk -Slip first stitch on left needle as if to knit. Slip next stitch on left needle as if to knit. Insert tip of left needle in the front through both slipped stitches. Wrap yarn around tip of right needle and then knit these two stitches together.

It is useful for shaping or may be combined with corresponding increases to form patterns. The ssk is the mirror of the k2tog.

Slip two stitches knit wise, 1 at a time. Pass the two stitches back to the L needle. Insert R needle into BOTH of these stitches as you would to purl through the back loops, wrap yarn around R needle as usual, pull yarn through both loops, and drop loops off L needle.

T2 - Twist 2. Slip next st onto cable needle and hold at back of work, purl into back of next st from left-hand needle then purl into back of next st from cable needle. T2B - Twist 2 Back. Slip next st onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next st from left-hand needle, then purl from cable needle.

T2F - Twist 2 Front. Slip next st onto cable needle and hold at front of work, purl next st from left-hand needle, then knit st from cable needle. T2L -Twist 2 Left. Slip next st onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, purl next st from left-hand needle, then knit into back of next st from cable needle. T2R - Twist 2 Right. Slip next st onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, knit into back of next st from left-hand needle, then purl st from cable needle.

T3B - Twist 3 Back. Slip next st onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next 2 sts from left-hand needle,then purl st from cable needle. T3F - Twist 3 Front. Slip next 2 sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, purl next st from left-hand needle,then knit sts from cable needle. T3L - Twist 3 Left. Slip next st onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, work KB1, pl from left-hand needle,then KBl from cable needle.

T3R - Twist 3 Right. T4B - Twist 4 Back -. Slip next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next 2 sts from left-hand needle, then purl the 2 sts from cable needle. T4F - Twist 4 Front. Slip next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold at front of work, purl next 2 sts from left-hpnd needle, then knit sts from cable needle. T4L - Twist 4 Left. Slip next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold at front of work, kl, pl, from left-hand needle, then knit sts from cable needle.

T4R - Twist 4 Right. Slip next 2 sts onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next 2 sts from left-hand needle,then pl,kl from cable needle. T5B - Twist 5 Back. Slip next 2 sts onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next 3 sts from left-hand needle, then purl sts from cable needle.

Slip next 3 sts onto a cable needle and leave at back of work, knit next 2 sts from left-hand needle, then purl the 3 sts from cable needle. T5F - Twist 5 Front. Slip next 3 sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, purl next 2 sts from left-hand needle, then knit sts from cable needle.

Slip next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold at front of work, purl next 3 sts from left-hand needle, then knit the 2 sts from cable needle.

T5L - Twist 5 Left. Slip next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold at front of work, k2, pl from left-hand needle then k2 from cable needle. T5R - Twist 5 Right. Slip next 3 sts onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next 2 sts from left-hand needle, then pl, k2 from the cable needle. T6B - Twist 6 Back. Slip next 3 sts onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next 3 sts from left-hand needle, then purl sts from cable needle.

T6F - Twist 6 Front. Slip next 3 sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, purl next 3 sts from left-hand needle, then knit sts from cable needle.

T6L - Twist 6 Left. Slip next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold at front of work, work k2, p2 from left-hand needle, then knit the 2 sts from cable needle.

T6R - Twist 6 Right. Slip next 4 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next 2 sts from left-hand needle, then work p2, k2 from cable needle.

TC or Tr Treble Crochet: Wind thread twice around needle, insert needle into work and pull thread through, leaving four loops on needle. TW2 - Twist Two. Knit second st on left-hand needle, knit first st on left-hand needle, slip both sts from needle together. Take a look, and you'll see they almost all look the same. For this reason, they are interchangeable!

You really only need to learn one right-leaning decrease k2tog! Want straight decreases instead of leaning? Try paired decreases like k2tog followed by SSK , or a centered double decrease found in the Glossary tab above.

SSK Slip Slip Knit The most common left-slanting decrease view continental video view english video A very commonly used left slanting decrease. Slip one stitch, then slip the next. Insert left needle into the front loops of the slipped stitches and knit them together from this position through the back loops. Some prefer it as an even closer match to k2tog. I can't make up my mind, I like them both! Slip one stitch as if to knit, slip the next stitch as if to purl , knit the two together through the back loops.

Knit 1, return knit stitch to left needle, pass the next stitch over the knit stitch, replace to right needle by slipping purl-wise. Use them interchangeably, whichever method you prefer.