Ladybug Swatch Cloth by Lorna Miser, from Love of Knitting Summer 2016
Skill Level: 1 (Beginner)
If you’ve never used charts before, they’re much simpler for knit and purl patterns than line-by-line instructions. It’s also easier to spot any mistakes, because the chart provides an overall picture of the design. Remember to read from right to left on right-side rows and left to right on wrong-side rows.
Finished Size 8¼ ” square. Yarn Brown Sheep Company Cotton Fleece (80% cotton, 20% merino wool; 215 yd [197 m]/3½ oz [100 g]; CYCA #3): #CW810 cherry moon, 1 skein.
Needles Size 6 (4 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Tapestry needle.
Gauge 19 sts and 28 rows = 4″ in St st.