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Challenge Square No. 10: Trinity Stitch

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Needles: US 8 Yarn: Caron Simply Soft Eco in natural Finished Dimensions: 8" x 8" I had to do some research on how exactly to do a k1, p1, k1 in the same stitch. I googled "trinity stitch" and I got lots of results. The stitch can also be called the cluster st or the bramble stitch, it seems pretty popular based on all the search results. It's called the trinity stitch because it puts three stitches in one. So after watching a youtube video, I got the hang of how to do it. It was pretty easy once I got the hang of it. With the first cast-on and a few rows of the stitch, I realized this shrinks up quite a bit so I had to do a little gauge to get the right size square and had to cast on 12 more stitches. One of the neatest parts of the pattern is that on the reverse side, it is completely flat (who would have thought). The hardest part about this stitch is on the reverse side doing a P3tog. I found it hard to get my needle under three strands of yarn. But