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Basket weave blanket square

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The Basket Weave Square

basketweave stitch

Cast on 29 stitches

Row 1: *(knit 1, purl 1) – repeat from * to last stitch, knit 1.

Row 2: *(purl 1, knit 1) – repeat from * to last stitch, purl 1.

Row 3: *(knit 1, purl 1) – repeat from * to last stitch, knit 1.

Row 4: *(purl 1, knit 1) – repeat from * to last stitch, purl 1.

Row 5: knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, knit 3 *(purl 3, knit 3) – repeat from * to last 4 stitches, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1.

Row 6: purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 3 *(knit 3, purl 3) - repeat from * to last 4 stitches, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1.

Row 7: knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, knit 3 *(purl 3, knit 3) – repeat from * to last 4 stitches, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1.

Row 8: purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 3 *(knit 3, purl 3) - repeat from * to last 4 stitches, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1.

Row 9: purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 3 *(knit 3, purl 3) - repeat from * to last 4 stitches, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1.

Row 10: knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, knit 3 *(purl 3, knit 3) – repeat from * to last 4 stitches, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1.

Row 11: purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 3 *(knit 3, purl 3) - repeat from * to last 4 stitches, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1.

Row 12: knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, knit 3 *(purl 3, knit 3) – repeat from * to last 4 stitches, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1.

Rows 5: through to 12: (8 rows) form the pattern.  Repeat 2 more complete sets of pattern.

Row 29: *(knit 1, purl 1) – repeat from * to last stitch, knit 1.

Row 30: *(purl 1, knit 1) – repeat from * to last stitch, purl 1.

Row 31: *(knit 1, purl 1) – repeat from * to last stitch, knit 1.

Row 32: *(purl 1, knit 1) – repeat from * to last stitch, purl 1.

Cast off