Right Twist Stitch

The Right Twist stitch is a twist stitch pattern that produces a “waffle” design which leans towards the right. This stitch pattern can be done by using a cable needle as well as without. The tutorial below shows how to knit the Right Twist stitch without using a cable needle. The Right Twist stitch is great for many projects including hats, scarves, bags and more!

Do you like the Right Twist stitch? Check out the Easy Day Knitted Headband pattern!

Right Twist Stitch


Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 2 sts

Row 1 (RS): k1, *RT; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 2: k1, purl to last st, k1.
Row 3: k2, *RT; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 4: k1, purl to last st, k1.

RT (Right Twist): on the right side, K2tog but leave both stitches on the left needle. Knit into the first stitch again. Slide both stitches off the left hand needle.