Frozen forest

Using yarn in white and blue tones you can "freeze" this "forest" :)
Cast-on a multiple of 16 + 19 symmetry stitches + 2 edge stitches
Row 1: k1, *sl1yo, k1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 2, 6, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26, 30, 34: sl1 wyif, *brp1, sl1yo; rep from *, brp1, sl1 wyif
Row 3, 7, 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, 31, 35: k1, *sl1yo, brp1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36: sl1 wyib *brk1, sl1yo; rep from *, brk1, sl1 wyib
Row 5: k1, sl1yo, br4st inc, sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, *[brk1, sl1yo] 2 times, brLsl, sl1yo, br4st inc, sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo,brk1, sl1yo; rep from *, [brk1, sl1yo] 2 times, brLsl, sl1yo, br4st inc, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 9: k1, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, br4st inc, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, *brk1, sl1yo, brLsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, br4st inc, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo; rep from *, brk1, sl1yo, brLsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, br4st inc, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 13: k1, sl1yo, [brk1, sl1yo] 2 times, br4st inc, sl1yo, [brk1, sl1yo] 2 times, *br4st dec, sl1yo, [brk1, sl1yo] 2 times, br4st inc, sl1yo, [brk1, sl1yo] 2 times; rep from *, br4st dec, sl1yo, [brk1, sl1yo] 2 times, br4st inc, sl1yo, [brk1, sl1yo] 2 times, sl1 wyif
Row 17, 33: k1, *sl1yo, brk1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 21: k1, sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, [brk1, sl1yo] 3 times, brLsl, sl1yo, *br4st inc, sl1yo,brRsl, sl1yo, [brk1, sl1yo] 3 times, brLsl, sl1yo; rep from *, br4st inc, sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, [brk1, sl1yo] 3 times, brLsl, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 25: k1, sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brLsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, *br4st inc, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brLsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo; rep from *, br4st inc, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brLsl, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 29: k1, sl1yo, br4st dec, sl1yo, [brk1, sl1yo] 2 times, *br4st inc, sl1yo, [brk1, sl1yo] 2 times, br4st dec, sl1yo, [brk1, sl1yo] 2 times; rep from *, br4st inc, sl1yo, [brk1, sl1yo] 2 times, br4st dec, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Repeat only rows 5 - 36 until you have knit the desired length

Abbreviations:
k -
knit
brk -
brioche knit
brp -
brioche purl
sl1yo -
slip 1 with yarn over needle
sl1 wyib -
slip 1 purlwise with yarn in back
sl1 wyif -
slip 1 purlwise with yarn in front
brLsl -
brioche left slant decrease
brRsl -
brioche right slant decrease
br4st inc -
brioche knit, yarn over, brioche knit, yarn over, brioche knit (that in the next row will be knitted as sl1yo, p1, sl1yo, p1, sl1yo)
br4st dec -
brioche 4 stitches decrease

For an easier comprehension of the pattern, you can watch the video:
Or you can follow the chart:

2 comments:

Unknown said...

Beautiful pattern, I knitted a cardigan based on this design and is so unique. Thank you for the guidance and inspiration.

Happy Knitter said...

Thank you for your kind words!! I would really want to see the cardigan...

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