Friday, April 30, 2010

Snowflake Knitting Chart V.2

For the past year, I have been working on designing Christmas stockings for myself and Keith. (Christmas 2009 passed before I was able to get started... whoops!) I'm getting closer on the design concept, but I have concerns about frogging portions of the stockings if I don't like how the charts come out.

My mostly symmetric snowflake knits more into a rectangle, so I wanted to test out a modification to see how it would knit up. (P.S. Thank you tempest468's "My First Snow" for using this chart in a washcloth. It came out beautiful, and functioned as a swatch for me. I just want to end up with something more symmetric for my stocking.)

I modified the stocking slightly, reducing 6 stitches from the width. The resulting snowflake, when knit with a 4 stitch seed stitch border, is more symmetrical. The chart, shown below, has the modified snowflake with the border that I used in my swatch.

Snowflake V. 1: 37 x 41 sts
Snowflake V.2: 31 x 41 sts


Snowflake version 2. The snowflake (in blue) is 31x41 stitches. In the knit square, the snowflake is surrounded by 1 stitch of knit stitches, and 4 stitches of seed stitch (shaded purple).

I knit the swatch on size 7 needles with remnant worsted weight yarn. I added the border to the swatch to make it something I can use, with the addition of some borders, for the 2010 Pine Street Inn Knit-a-thon!

Finished square size: 8.5" wide, 7.5" tall
Finished Snowflake Size: 6.5" wide, just over 6" tall.




This this pattern was created by ChemKnits for your personal or charity use. This pattern is not to be replicated, sold or redistributed without permission from ChemKnits. © 2010 ChemKnits

7 comments:

  1. To respond to an emailed question:

    To achieve the textured look in the swatch I used K and P stitches. On the right side, I would knit for every white square in the chart, and purl for every blue square on the chart. (This would be reversed when you turn the work and are working on the wrong side.)

    ReplyDelete
  2. Taille:
    Emballage: 20 douzaine par boîte
    Prix: 4,80 euros / douzaine Gants

    ReplyDelete
  3. Protección contra peligros químicos y en la manipulación de materiales peligrosos durante el mantenimiento industrial, durante la limpieza de contenedores y tanques en emergencias y productos químicos en la agricultura.

    Tipo 5- NF EN 13982
    Protección contra productos químicos sólidos, partículas en el aire. Equipo completamente impermeable. Por ejemplo, eliminación de amianto, entornos agrícolas durante las operaciones de pulverización.

    Tipo 6- NF EN 13034
    Protección por tiempo limitado contra salpicaduras de productos químicos líquidos. Por ejemplo, petroquímicos, laboratorios, industria química, entornos agrícolas y riesgos fitosanitarios.

    Tamaño: XL – XXL-XXXL
    Embalaje: 50 piezas
    Precio: 2,00 € Buzo Desechables

    ReplyDelete
  4. Acest set este 100% bumbac și confortabil de purtat,
    Fiecare set este ambalat individual.

    Setul conține:
    1 tricou cu mânecă scurtă,
    1 alunecare,
    1 pereche de sosete si

    Dimensiune: XXL
    Preț: 1,60 euro / set
    Ambalare: 60 seturi / cutie Set de lenjerie de corp din bumbac fără prosop

    ReplyDelete
  5. Microporeuze stof zorgt voor een zachte en flexibele pasvorm.Naden met hoge bescherming tegen deeltjes en laag niveau van vloeistofsprays of spatten.

    Omschrijving

    – Microporeuze stof in 3 verschillende g / m2 voor standaard, zware en lichtgewicht keuzes.

    – met capuchon en elastische gezichtsopening / pols / enkels

    – beschikbaar voor gebreide manchetten, duimlussen en reflecterende tape

    – antistatische behandeling

    – witte EN blauwe kleuren beschikbaar

    – gepersonaliseerde etikettering en verpakking

    Beschermingsniveau

    CE Cat. III, Type 5B, 6BFacebookACCOUNTShttps://www.facebook.com/Blauwe-Overalls-106875348564929

    EN 13982-1:2004 Type 5 – Bescherming tegen vaste stof die gevaarlijk zijn voor de gezondheid TYPE 5 En 6 Chemische Microporeuze Overall

    ReplyDelete
  6. สมาชิกทุกท่านก็สามารถเข้าเลือกเล่น mega slot เกมสล็อตออนไลน์ได้ทันทีหรือทดลองเล่นสล็อตเครดิตฟรี ไม่ต้องฝากก็เล่นสล็อตทุกค่ายได้ไม่จำกัดภายในเว็บของMEGA GAME SLOT

    ReplyDelete