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Old 01-07-2011, 10:43 PM   #1
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Has anyone seen this stitch before?
Hi,
When I was a younger, over 30 years ago, my mother had some sweaters made for me and my sisters. I found a picture of it, but I just want to do the part that is under the arm. Does anyone know or have they seen this stitch before?
I want to make an afghan with that stitch. I have the pattern, but when I ask people who knit they just tell me to knit it. I don't want to start cabling.
Thanks in advance.
Ellen
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Old 01-08-2011, 12:13 AM   #2
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It looks like some kind of popcorn or bramble stitch. If you have the sweater pattern, you can just use the sts that make up that part for the afghan.
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Old 01-10-2011, 01:39 PM   #3
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Thanks for getting back to me.
It's not a popcorn stitch. I made the picture detail bigger. For some reason, it doesn't scan to well. I have to look at the pattern more closely even though I'm not to good with patterns.

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That's a little easier to see - it may be a moss/seed st or double moss stitch.
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Old 01-10-2011, 03:32 PM   #5
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I have compared it to both the moss stitch(shown in green) and a version of the popcorn stitch(shown in blue):



The sweater stitch looks more square....it has me stumped
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Old 01-10-2011, 03:47 PM   #6
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There's 2 kinds of moss stitch. One that's k1 p1 on 1 row and knit the purls, purl the knits on the next. And one that's k1 p1 for 2 rows, then do the opposite on the next 2 rows.
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