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Sara Delaney is a renowned designer and instructor who has taught at the popular East Coast yarn store Webs since 2007. She coordinates all adult workshops at the annual Massachusetts Sheep and ...

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Random Plaids

from ChickenBetty's Pattern Coop
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Random Plaids
Random Plaids
Random Plaids
Random Plaids

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • crochet slip stitch

Pattern Description:

I wanted an easy way to knit plaid while not having to worry about intarsia and lots of little bobbins of yarn so I thought, why not add the vertical element in the purl ravines of ribbing! That way your crochet slip stitches lay even with the surface of the knit stitches keeping the illusion of a single knitted piece.


4.5sts and 6 rows = 1" in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 32" around x 10.5" deep


  • 16" circular or double point US size 9 /5.5mm needles

Suggested yarn:

250 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Valley Yarns Northampton


Light Grey