October 11, 2011

Yarn: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease - 50% Cotton/50% Acrylic Worsted weight yarn, in Taupe and Violet

Needles: 4.5 mm / US 7

Gauge: 4 stitches and 9 rows per inch

Stitch Pattern: Garter Stitch Illusion Cube

Source: BW4, p. 19.

Comments: Barbara Walker's fourth stitch treasury is much more about the adaptability of knitting than about the stitch patterns themselves.  Here, basic garter stitch is used to make a cube shape through the creative use of increases and decreases.

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