Reversible sequence knit

I bought the yarn kit for Barnett at Stitches West in Sacramento. When I got it home, I noticed that the pattern wasn’t in the kit. I went to Ravelry to purchase the pattern and there was no link to purchase. One project was featured and it says “the pattern is a reversible sequence knit(?) that has stockinette, reverse stockinette, and garter stitch in alternating columns.”
My question is what is reversible sequence knit and does anyone know where I can get the pattern for Barnett?

Reversible sequence knitting seems to be a technique developed by Cecelia Campochiaro.

Each of the stitch patterns creates a fabric that is pleasing from both sides, stockinette and its reverse, and garter. I’d not heard of this before either.
Contact the designer, the people who put together the kit and those who distributed the kit. The designer has a website and a Ravelry group either of which might be able to help. Certainly a kit implies yarn and pattern.

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Sometimes a kit includes a download coupon or link with a password so you can get a PDF copy rather than a printed copy. Maybe there is something in the kit like a small postcard with these details?

I do hope you can get your pattern. It’s so disappointing when you buy something and it isn’t what you thought it was going to be.

You might need to track down the vendor to sort it out. (If you can’t remember the name, you might find it on your card statement if you paid that way.) Is it Isager yarn in your kit?

Another thought – and you shouldn’t really have to do this – but your local library might be able to order in the book with the pattern in it for you.

Thank you for your suggestions and for explaining reversible sequence knit. When I googled it, I kept getting “sequins”.
I will contact the people who sold me the kit.

Thank you for your reply.
There is no code in the kit and yes, the yarn is Isager. Even the receipt is blank but for the listing of each yarn and the price of the kit. I will contact them today and I have emailed the people who put the kit together.
I have since found on line that the pattern is in a $65.00 book, something I should have been told at purchase time.

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Hope you can get it sorted out :slight_smile:

I am sure the Isager wool will be lovely to knit with.

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I just got an email from the company and they said that particular pattern will be available on Ravelry in mid April. That problem is solved.

Now, I have a question that perhaps you can answer. With any scarf I have made, the cast on edge is wider than the rest of the scarf, including the bind off. Do you know how I can solve this problem?

Glad you got an answer about the pattern you needed!

Cast on edge being wider than the rest of your fabric could be caused by your tension for casting on, ie you cast on more loosely and then you knit at your regular tension. You could solve that with using a smaller needle for the cast on and then switch to your proper size needle for row 1.
Often though people want the cast on edge to be kind of loose, especially for a sweater or hat so it’s not restrictive, in those cases you’d likely be happy to have a slightly looser cast on. I often use a larger needle to cast on and bind off to keep it stretchy (sweater cuffs and neck bands for example).

Another option is to try some different cast on methods on swatches. They can give a different end result, for example decorative, firm, strong, stretchy, ultra stretchy. And depending which cast on you use you might need to change your needle size.
Whilst I might ordinarily opt for a larger needle to do a long tail cast on or knit cast on, when I used a decorative cast on to match a decorative icelandic bind off, I used a needle many sizes smaller than my normal needle, I felt the needle was ridiculously thin but after a few tries with different sizes it was the extremely thin needle which gave the best gauge so that when I switched to my main pattern needle every thing lined up in the right size and gauge. The cast on I was using just uses a lot of yarn and is very loose, hence needing much much smaller needles to create a pretty edge but with stitches the correct width apart for the main body of the work. The bind off I used, Iceland, I have learned not to increase my needle size for, it is already big enough without going bigger.

It’s also fun learning new cast on (and bind off) methods and you might find one you love the look of. Or extend your stitch knowledge so you can choose a certain cast on for a certain project. I chose icelandc as it looks so beautiful next to a few rows of garter stitch.

Thanks so much for the suggestions. I’ll try a smaller needle to cast on. I’m accustomed to using the working needle or one size larger for cast on but that doesn’t work for a scarf…for me.

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