New Knitalong with Melissa Leapman Starts April 10th!

Designer and author, Melissa Leapman

Designer and author, Melissa Leapman

If you received the latest issue of Creative Knitting, you’ll see that Melissa Leapman will be hosting the next Knitalong for the Soft Shells Runner & Stitch Blocks featured in the Summer 2015 issue!

The fun begins on April 10th, so go grab your free patterns here for as long as this issue is on the newsstand. Then head on over to Ravelry and say “hi, I’m in!” on this official thread.

See you on on Ravelry!

Soft Shells Runner & Stitch Blocks

Soft Shells Runner & Stitch Blocks

Star Fruit Rug

Skill Level: 3

Bold colors bring a modern, boho touch to the star motifs on this rug. The stars are crocheted together as you work so there is no sewing to do at the end.

Gauge
Star motif, approx 4 in. (10cm) across from point to point.

Dimensions
Rug, approx 37 x 24 in. (94 x 68.5cm)

Special stitches
FPdc and FPtr: dc and tr, respectively, worked behind the post of the designated stitch on the side facing you Surface sl st: Insert hook through designated st and draw up loop from the WS of the motif; complete sl st on the RS, insert hook into next designated st and draw up loop, complete sl st. Continue around the motif working in each designated st.