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English Bond - knitting pattern

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    Contains:

    • Illustrated knitting pattern
    • US Imperial measuerements/ Metric measurements
    • Fully written/ charted instructions
    • Size - 17.75cm/7" x 60cm/24"

    Pattern paper format: only A4

    Description

    The town where I grew up used to be well known for making house bricks. Consequently, there is some fantastic brickwork in the town, it’s not unusual to see one house with three or four differently coloured bricks.

    The patterns that the bricks are arranged in all have different names, some are for strength, some are purely decorative. When alternating rows of bricks are laid long side on and short side on, it’s called English Bond.

    This cowl design replicates that pattern using slipped stitches, only one colour is used at a time.

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    Materials you need at home:

    • DK/Worsted yarn in 3 colours (Cascade 220 Superwash used in sample)
    • MC - 60g, 123 yards/120m
    • CC1 - 20g, 44 yards/40m
    • CC2 - 20g, 44 yards/40m
    • 4mm/US 6 circular needle
    • Stitch marker
    • Tapestry needle