Friday, July 19, 2019

Tweed Stitch Rib

Sample knit with DK weight yarn, US 7 needles

Multiple of 6

Row 1 (rs): *p3, sl 1 wyib, k1, sl 1 wyif
Row 2: *p3, k3
Row 3: *p3, k1, sl 1 wyif, k1
Row 4: *p3, k3

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!



Saturday, July 13, 2019

Twin Rib Stitch

Sample knit with DK weight yarn, US 7 needles

Multiple of 6

Row 1: *k3, p3
Row 2: *k1, p1

Repeat these two rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!



Friday, July 5, 2019

Whelk Stitch

Sample knit with DK weight yarn, US 7 needles
Multiple of 4 + 3

Row 1 (rs) k3 *sl 1 wyib, k3
Row 2: k3 *sl 1 wyif, k3
Row 3: k1 *sl 1 wyib, k3; end sl 1 wyib, k1
Row 4: p1, sl 1 wyif *p3, sl 1 wyif; end p1

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!


Friday, June 7, 2019

Jack In The Pulpit Stitch

Sample knit with fingering weight yarn, US 7 needles

The back of this stitch pattern makes a neat bubble effect - good stitch for projects where the back will show.


Multiple of 4 + 3

**The yarn is to be held in back throughout the pattern when slipping stitches

Row 1 (rs):  k2, p1 *yo, p4; end yo, p2, k2

Row 2: k3 *yo, sl 1 wyib, drop yo from previous row, k3

Row 3: k2, p1 *yo, slip both the yo and slipped st of previous row, p3; end p1, k2

Row 4: k3 *yo, slip 2 yo and slipped st of previous row, k3

Row 5: k2, p1 *yo, slip 3 yo and slipped st of previous row, p3; end p1, k2

Row 6: k3 *purl the four yo together and pull over the slipped st and off the left needle, then knit the slipped stitch, then with left needle pick up the four yo from the front and purl them together again, k3

Row 7: k2 *k2tog, p1, ssk, p1; end k2 instead of p1

Row 8: k

Repeat these 8 rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!



Friday, May 31, 2019

Three and One Stitch

Sample knit with fingering weight yarn, US 7 needles

Multiple of 4 + 3

Row 1 (rs): k3 *sl-1 wyib, k3
Row 2: k3 *sl-1 wyif, k3
Row 3: k1 *sl-1 wyib, k3; end sl-1 wyib, k1
Row 4: k1 *sl-1 wyif, k3; end sl-1 wyif, k1

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!



Friday, May 24, 2019

German Honeycomb Stitch

Sample knit with fingering weight yarn, US 7 needles

You may want to consider adding a border depending on how you plan to use this stitch.  The edges are a bit sloppy and there is some curl as well.

Multiple of 4

Row 1 (rs): knit all sts
Row 2: p2 *p2tog tbl, yo, p2tog; end p2
Row 3: k3 *(k1, p1) into yo from previous row, k2; end k1
Row 4: purl all sts
Row 5: *k2tog, yo, ssk
Row 6: p1 *(k1, p1) into yo from previous row, p2; end p1

Repeat these six rows for the pattern.  

If the p2tog tbl is giving you trouble, there is a video HERE with an easy peasy alternative method.

Happy Knitting!



Friday, May 17, 2019

Knotted Rib Stitch

Sample knit with DK weight yarn, US 7 needles

You may want to consider adding a border to neaten up the edges, depending on how you plan to use the stitch.

Multiple of 2 +1

Row 1 (rs): k1 tbl *p1, k1 tbl
Row 2: *p1, k1 tbl; end p1
Row 3: k1 tbl *p1, kfb
Row 4: *p2tog, k1 tbl; end p1


Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!



Friday, May 10, 2019

Tile Stitch

Sample knit with worsted weight yarn, US 7 needles

Depending on how you plan to use the stitch, you may want to add a border to neaten things up - as you can see in the picture, the right side is sloppy.


Multiple of 2 + 1

Row 1 (rs): k1 *yo, k2
Row 2: p1 *p3, pass 3rd st on right needle over first two
Row 3: *k2, yo; end k1
Row 4: *p3, pass 3rd st on right needle over first two; end p1

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!



Friday, May 3, 2019

Pine Burr Stitch

Sample knit with worsted weight yarn, US 7 needles

Multiple of 2 + 1

Row 1 (rs): k1 *k2tog
Row 2: *k1, double yo; end k1
Row 3: *k1, (p1, k1) into double yarn over; end k1
Row 4: k1 *k2tog, k1

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!




Friday, April 26, 2019

Honeycomb Seed Stitch

Sample knit with DK weight yarn, US 7 needles

Multiple of 2 + 1

Row 1 (ws): k2 *p1, k1; end k1
Row 2: k1 *knit stitch in row below next stitch on left needle, k1
Row 3: k1 *p1, k1
Row 4: k2 *knit stitch in row below next stitch on left needle, k1; end k1

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!




Friday, April 19, 2019

Cross Stitch Left

Sample knit with DK weight yarn, US 7 needles

Multiple of 4 + 2

Row 1 (ws): k1 *p, wrapping ea st twice; end k1

Row 2: k1 *wyib, sl 4 sts, dropping extra wraps; with left needle, pick up 1st and 2nd sts and pass them over 3rd and 4th sts and place them on left needle, then slip 3rd and 4th sts back to left needle keeping them in front of 1st and 2nd sts, knit same four sts; end k1

Row 3: k1, p2 *p, wrapping ea st twice; end p2, k1

Row 4: k3 *wyib, sl 4 sts, dropping extra wraps; with left needle, pick up 1st and 2nd sts and pass them over 3rd and 4th sts and place them on left needle, then slip 3rd and 4th sts back to left needle keeping them in front of 1st and 2nd sts, knit same four sts; end k3

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!


Cross Stitch Right

Sample knit with worsted weight yarn, US 7 needles

Multiple of 4 + 2

Row 1 (ws): k1 *p, wrapping ea st twice; end k1

Row 2: k1 *wyib, sl next 4 sts, dropping extra wraps, then slip 4 sts back to left needle.  With right needle, pull 3rd and 4th sts over 1st and 2nd sts so they are in front of 1st and 2nd sts on left needle, knit same four sts; end k1

Row 3: k1, p2 *p, wrapping ea st twice; end p2, k1

Row 4: k3 *wyib, sl next 4 sts, dropping extra wraps, then slip 4 sts back to left needle.  With right needle, pull 3rd and 4th sts over 1st and 2nd sts so they are in front of 1st and 2nd sts on left needle, knit same four sts; end k3

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!



Friday, April 12, 2019

Mock Moss Stitch

Sample knit with worsted weight yarn, US 7 needles

The edges aren't very neat and curl a bit, so you may want to consider adding a border depending on how you plan to use the stitch.

Multiple of 2

(RS) Row 1: k1 *p1, sl 1 wyib; end k1
Row 2: p2 *sl 1 wyif, p1
Row 3: k1 *sl 1 wyib, p1; end k1
Row 4: p1 *sl 1 wyif, p1; end p1

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!



Saturday, April 6, 2019

Faux Crochet Stitch

Sample knit with DK weight yarn, US 7 needles

Multiple of 2

Row 1 (rs) and Row 2: sl 1 *p1, k1; end p1
Row 3: sl 1, p1 *yo, skpo
Row 4: sl 1  *bind off until there is one stitch left on the left needle, p last st  (there will be 3 sts total)
Row 5: sl 1, p1 *working into each yarn over space, insert right needle from front to back, wrap yarn twice and pull through, then insert right needle into same space again, this time from back to front, wrap yarn twice and pull through; end k1
Row 6: k2tog, dropping extra loop *p1-drop extra loop, k1-drop extra loop; end p1  (the last two sts will not have an extra loop)

Repeat these six rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!



Friday, March 29, 2019

Valve Stitch

Sample knit with DK weight yarn, US 7 needles

Multiple of 3

Row 1 (rs): k
Row 2: *k3tog, leaving sts on left needle, then k first st, and knit the 2nd and 3rd sts together tbl
Row 3: p
Row 4: k

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.


Happy Knitting!


Sunday, March 24, 2019

Oblique Rib Stitch

Sample knit with DK weight yarn, US 7 needles

Multiple of 4

Row 1: *k2, p2
Row 2: *k1, p2, k1
Row 3: *p2, k2
Row 4: *p1, k2, p1

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!




Friday, March 15, 2019

Bird's Eye Edging

Sample knit with DK weight yarn, US 6 needles


This pattern uses double yarn overs; the first yarn over will always be knit, and the second yarn over will always be purled in subsequent rows.

Cast on 7 stitches

Row 1 (RS): k1, k2tog, double yarn over, k2tog, double yarn over, k2
Row 2: k3 (p1, k2) twice
Row 3: k1, k2tog, double yarn over, k2tog, k4
Row 4: bind off 2 sts, k3, p1, k2

Repeat these four rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!



Ringlet Stitch

Sample knit with DK weight yarn, US 6 needles

Multiple of 2

Row 1: purl
Row 2: k1 *p2, wyif slip same two purl sts back to left needle, take yarn to back in front of the two purl sts, then slip them back to right needle; repeat from *, end k1

Repeat these two rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!




Friday, March 8, 2019

Reverse Herringbone Lace

Sample knit with DK weight yarn, US 6 needles

You may want to consider adding a border to neaten up the edges, depending on how you plan to use the stitch.

Multiple of 4

Row 1: *k2, yo, k2tog

Repeat for pattern.

Happy Knitting!


Sunday, March 3, 2019

Double Herringbone Lace

Sample knit with worsted weight yarn, US 6 needles

Multiple of 5

Row 1: *k1, (yo, k2tog) twice

Repeat this row for pattern.

Happy Knitting!


Thursday, February 21, 2019

Block Rib Stitch

Sample knit with worsted weight yarn, US 6 needles

Unblocked - this stitch tends to curl as it is stocking stitch based.  Blocking will help tame the curl along with adding a border, depending on how you plan to use the stitch.




Multiple of 5 + 3

Rows 1 & 3: knit
Rows 2 & 4: purl
Rows 5 & 7: *k3, p2, repeat from * end with k3
Rows 6 & 8: *p3, k2, repeat from *, end with p3

Repeat these 8 rows for the pattern.

Happy Knitting!




Crossed Cardigan Stitch


Sample knit with worsted weight cotton, US 8 needles




Multiple of 3 + 2
(Slipped stitch is to be slipped purlwise)

Row 1: k1 *yo, sl 1, k2tog; rep from *, end k1

Repeat this row for pattern. 

Happy Knitting!