Simple knitting pattern to make a crossroads design using knit and purl stitches. This is not a difficult pattern but some experience is needed. I think it would make a wonderful blanket or lapgan.

Our sample was knitted with worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles. You could make squares from different colors of yarn and sew them together for a patchwork style afghan.

Skill level: Beginner

12 Stitch pattern repeat.

Materials and Supplies

You can use any weight yarn along with the appropriate size needles for that particular yarn. A suggestion of needle sizes often is posted on the yarn label (wrapper).

Craft Instructions

Multiple of 12 + 2.

1st  row (right side): K4, p6, *k6, p6 rep from * to last 4 sts, k4.
2nd row: P4, k6, *p6, k6; rep from * to last 4 sts, p4.
3rd row: K2, *p2, k6, p2. k2; rep from * to end.
4th row: P2, *k2, p6, k2, p2 rep from * to end.
Rep the last 2 rows 3 times more.
11th and 12th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows.
13th row: Knit.
14th row: Purl.
Rep these 14 rows.

Knitting Abbreviations:

  • k= knit
  • p=purl
  • rep=repeat
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