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Two Color Knitted Mat
Free Knitting Pattern
by KarensVariety.com

Materials: No. 1 or 2 knitting needles
String weight thread
Two colors
as per picture; red ends and white center.
Wind red thread into two balls.
Abbreviations:
 K  knit
 P  purl
 tk  twisted knit - k back of st each time
 st  stitch
 tog  together
 sl  slip
 O  over
 psso  pass slip stitch over

Size: When completed, measures about 10 x 17 inches.

Cast on 19 red sts, 80 white sts, 19 green sts.

Row 1: In red, k 19; white, tk 80; red, k 1 (k 1, O, tk, O, k 2 tog) 3 times, k 2, O, tk, O, k 2 tog, k 1. The red sts at beginning and end of each row are always separated by 80 white sts.

Row 2: K 23; tk 80; k 1, (k 1, O, tk, O, k 2 tog) 3 times, k 2, O, tk, O, k 2 tog, k 1. Always end each row with k 1.

Row 3: K 23; tk 80; k 1, (k 2 tog, O, tk, O, k 2 tog) 3 times, k 3, O, tk, O, k 2 tog. The stitches in parenthesis are repeated three times in each row and will be indicated by (3).

Row 4: K 24; tk 80; end as Row 3.

Row 5: K 24; tk 80; k 1, (3), k 4, O, tk, O, k 2 tog.

Row 6: K 25; tk 80; k 1, (3), end as Row 5.

Row 7: K 25; tk 80; k 1, (3), k 2 (O, tk, O, k 2 tog) twice.

Row 8: K 27; tk 80; k 1, (3), end as Row 7.

Row 9: K 27; tk 80; k 1, (3), k 3, O, tk, O, k 2 tog, k 2, k 2 tog.

Row 10: psso - k 2 tog (sl 1 st, k 2 tog, pass sl st over), k 24; tk 80; end as Row 9.

Row 11: psso - k 2 tog, k 24; tk 80; k 1 (3), k 4, O, tk, O, psso - k 2 tog.

Row 12: K 25; tk 80; k 1, (3), end as Row 11.

Rows 13 through 17: Repeat rows 7 through 11.

Row 18: K 25; k 80; k 1, (3), k 4, O, tk, O, psso - k 2 tog.

Rows 19 through 29: Repeat rows 7 through 11 in sequence for beginning and end of rows. The 80 sts are stockinette st instead of tk 80 - that means you should alternate, k one row and p the next, for these 12 rows.

Row 30: K 25; tk 80; k 1, (3), k 4, O, tk, O, psso - k 2 tog.

Repeat rows 7 through 30 for desired width. The last four rows should be worked with the 80 sts tk, as follows:

Row 1: K 25; 80 sts; k 1, (3), k 5, O, tk, O, k 2 tog.

Row 2: K 26; 80 sts, k 1, (3), end as Row 1.

Row 3: K 26; 80 sts; k 1, (3), k 7, k 2 tog.

Row 4: psso - k 2 tog, k 20, 80 sts; k 1, (3), k 4, k 2 tog, psso - k 2 tog.

Bind off loosely; care should be taken to keep sts from drawing.

Starch, stretch in true shape and press dry through a cloth.

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