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Twisted Tree with panel of 9 stitches worked between 10 stitches of Reverse Stockinette.

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Definition:

Pattern is a panel of 9 stitches, shown here with 5 stitches of Reverse Stockinette on each side.

Row 1 (right side): Purl 3, knit 3 through the back loop, purl 3.

Row 2: Knit 3, purl 3 through the back loop, knit 3.

Row 3: Purl 2, slip next stitch on cable needle and hold in back, knit 1 through back loop, then purl stitch from cable needle (referred to below as back cross), knit 1 through the back loop, slip next stitch onto cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, then knit the stitch from the cable needle through the back loop (referred to as front cross below), purl 2.

Row 4: Knit 2, (purl 1 through the back loop, knit 1) twice, purl 1 through the back loop, knit 2.

Row 5: Purl 1, back cross, purl 1, knit 1 through back loop, purl 1, front cross, purl 1.

Row 6: Knit 1, (purl 1 through back loop, knit 2) twice, purl 1 through back loop, knit 1.

Row 7: Back cross, purl 1, knit 3 through back loop, purl 1, front cross.

Row 8: Purl 1 through back loop, knit 2, purl 3 through back loop, knit 2, purl 1 through back loop.

Repeat these rows for pattern.

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