In order to make this pattern work, I cast on thirty two stitches, repeating the first and second rows alternately until the piece measures seven and one half inches.
What you needDouble Knitting
14 oz (400 g) Ball red(color A),
7 oz (200 g) Ball pale pink (color B) ,
7 oz (200 g) Balls deep pink (color C).
One pair No.8 (5mm) needles
About 30 in by 40 in (76 cm x 1 mt)or as required.
9 sts and 8 rows to l inch (2.5cm) over pattern worked on
No.8 needles, unstretched.
Using No.8 needles and A cast on 44 sts.
1st row Kl, * K4, P2, rep from * to last st, Kl.
2nd row Kl, * K2, P4, rep from * to last st, Kl.
Repeat first row until work measures 5in.
Work 23 squares more using A.
Work 12 squares more using B.
Work 12 squares more using C.
To make up
Join squares together in rows as per sequence of ACACAC 2nd row BABABA and Repeat, alternating the direction of the rib.
This pattern is a Vintage Pattern that may use vintage terms. This project has not been tested by Craftbits.com for accuracy.
G.Ellison said : In order to make this pattern work, I cast on thirty two stiches, repeating the first and second rows alternately until the piece measures seven and one half inches.