Pebble Stitch
Pebble Stitch

Pebble Stitch

With a series of increase and decrease stitches strategically placed to create “knots” throughout the pattern, the Pebble Stitch resembles other stitches that are worked in a similar fashion such as the Trinity Stitch and Berry Stitch. Knitted in a four-row repeat, this stitch pattern is very simple to execute and is a fast knit. Take note that during the fourth row, stitches should not be counted since this row consists of constant increases. Your original number of stitches should resume as normal throughout all other rows. If you’re looking to quickly add texture to your knitting project, the Pebble stitch is the perfect stitch.

Pattern

Multiple of 2 sts
Skill: easy

Note: do not count stitches on Row 3. 

Row 1 (RS): knit.
Row 2: purl.
Row 3: k1, *k2tog; rep. from * to the last st, k1.
Row 4: k1, *k1 in the horizontal bar before the next st, k1; rep. from * to the last st, k1.

Repeat Rows 1-4.

Knitting Abbreviations

k2tog (knit 2 together): insert the right-hand needle into the first two stitches on the left-hand needle and wrap the working yarn around the right-hand needle as if you would for a knit stitch. Pull the yarn through both stitches and slide both stitches off the left-hand needle. You have now knitted two stitches together thus resulting in a right-leaning decrease.

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