Jenny’s tansu table runner

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Copyright ©Mel Clark 2008

This pattern and photographs are for my readers’ personal use only. They may not be used on other blogs, published or used for commercial purposes.

YARN

Hemp For Knitting Allhemp3; 50g/150m/165yds; 1 hank 012-Classic Hemp

NEEDLES

Size 3.25mm [US3]

Size 3.5mm crochet hook

FINISHED MEASUREMENT

66cm [26”] x 26cm [10.25”] (after blocking)

The repeat for this stitch pattern is 10 + 6

If you would like to make your runner longer than mine, cast on more multiples of 10 sts. You will need 2 hanks of yarn if you do this.

Cast on 86 sts.

Knit 2 rows.

Row 3: K6, *[yo] twice, k1, [yo] three times, k1, [yo] four times, k1, [yo] three times, k1, [yo] twice, k6; repeat from * to end of row.

Row 4: Knit, dropping all yarn overs.

Rows 5 & 6: Knit

Row 7: K1, *[yo] twice, k1, [yo] three times, k1, [yo] four times, k1, [yo] three times, k1, [yo] twice, k6; repeat from * to last 5 sts, [yo] twice, k1, [yo] three times, k1, [yo] four times, k1, [yo] three times, k1, [yo] twice, k1.

Row 8: As row 4.

Repeat rows 1-8 six times.

Repeat rows 1-6.

Bind off using the elastic bind off method.

Finishing: Sc 42 across one short end of piece. Turn, dc 42.

Repeat for other end. Weave in ends and block lightly.

If you don’t know how to crochet, pu and knit 40 sts across each end of the runner, knit 1 row, then bind off loosely.