Basketweave Stitch

The Basketweave stitch is a stitch pattern that looks elaborate and complicated but is rather simple to knit. ┬áThis stitch uses variations of knit and purl techniques to create a design that resembles a basket, hence the name “basketweave.” The Basketweave stitch is reversible and is perfect for all types of projects!

basketweave stitch

Pattern

Skill: easy
Multiple of 8 sts + 3

ROW 1 (RS): Knit.
ROW 2: K4, P3, *K5, P3; rep from * to last 4 sts, K4.
ROW 3: P4, K3, *P5, K3; rep from * to last 4 sts, P4.
ROW 4: repeat ROW 2.
ROW 5: Knit.
ROW 6: P3, *K5, P3; rep from * to end.
ROW 7: K3, *P5, K3; rep from * to end.
ROW 8: repeat ROW 6.

Repeat rows 1-8.