Fancy Rib Stitch

The Fancy Rib Stitch is an elaborate variation of the traditional Rib Stitch. Knitted in a multiple of 3 stitches and in a two-row repeat, this stitch pattern is rated intermediate because of its use of moderate-level knitting techniques. Like the Rib Stitch, the Fancy Rib Stitch is stretchy which makes it perfect for projects that require a lot of give and elasticity such as cuffs and hat edgings.

Fancy Rib Stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 3 sts

Row 1 (RS): *k2, p1; rep from * to the end of the row.
Row 2: *k1, yo, k2, pass yo stitch over previous 2 knit stitches; rep from * to the end of the row.

Repeat Rows 1-2.

 

 

Knobby Rib Stitch

The Knobby Rib Stitch is the perfect stitch for beginners! With the majority of the pattern using the Rib Stitch, the Knobby Rib Stitch only has two rows with increase and decrease techniques which creates the “knobs.” This pattern knits up fast and is stretchy due to its use of the rib stitch, this stitch pattern is great for many projects including edgings such as sleeve cuffs and hat rims.

Knobby Rib Stitch

Pattern

Skill: easy
Multiple of 2 sts + 1

Row 1 (RS):  p1, *k1, p1; rep from * to the end.
Row 2: k1, *p1, k1; rep from * to the end.
Row 3: repeat Row 1.
Row 4: repeat Row 2.
Row 5: p1, *(k1, k1 tbl, k1) into the next stitch, p1; rep from * to the end.
Row 6: k1, *p3tog, k1; rep from * to the end.

 

 

Jute Stitch

The Jute Stitch is knitted in a multiple of two stitches and done in a two-row repeat. This stitch requires slipping stitches and also variations of simple knit and purl techniques. The slipped stitches can be seen on the right side while the wrong side features a gorgeous rib design. Even though it has ribbing on the backside, the Jute Stitch does not offer the same stretch quality as the traditional Rib Stitch.

Jute Stitch

Right Side

Jute Stitch back

Wrong Side

Pattern

Skill: easy
Multiple of 2 sts + 1

Note: slip stitches purlwise.

Foundation Row (WS): k1, *p1, k1; rep from * to the end.
Row 1 (RS): *p1, sl 1 wyif; rep from * to the last st, p1.
Row 2: k1, *p1, k1; rep from * to the end.

Repeat Rows 1-2.

 

Woven Diagonal Stitch

 

The Woven Diagonal stitch is a knitted pattern made to resemble weaving which runs diagonally across the work. Done in a multiple of 6 stitches plus 2 and is a 6-row repeat, this stitch is perfect for edge-work and accents for all types of knitting projects! Blocking is recommended for optimal results.

Woven Diagonal Stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 6 sts + 2

Note: always slip stitches purlwise unless otherwise noted.

Row 1 (RS): k1, *k1, sl 3 wyif, k2; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 2: p1, *p3, sl 3 wyib; rep from * to the last st, p1.
Row 3: k1, *sl 2 wyif, k3, sl 1 wyif; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 4: p1, *sl 2 wyib, p3, sl 1 wyib, rep from * to the last st, p1.
Row 5: k1, *k3, sl 3 wyif; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 6: p1, *p1, sl 3 wyib, p2; rep from * to the last st, p1.

Chevron Stitch

 

The Chevron stitch is a unique stitch which better resembles traditional weaving than it does knitting. The slipped stitches create chevron patterns throughout the entire project. Knitted in a multiple of 10 stitches plus 2 and a 26-row repeat. Don’t let the 26 rows intimidate you, this pattern is guaranteed to knit up faster than you think! The one-of-a-kind look of the Chevron stitch is sure to add extra character to your knitting project.

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Chevron Stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 10 sts + 2

Row 1 (RS): k1, *k2, sl 3 wyif; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 2: p1,*p1, sl 3 wyib, p1; rep from * to the last st, p1.
Row 3: k1, *sl 3 wyif, k2; rep from * to the last stitch, k1.
Row 4: p1, *sl 1 wyib, p2, sl 3 wyib, p2, sl 2 wyib; rep from * to the last st, p1.
Row 5: k1, *sl 1 wyif, k2, sl 3 wyif, k2, sl 2 wyif; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 6: p1, *sl 3 wyib, p2; rep from * to last st, p1.
Row 7: repeat Row 5.
Row 8: repeat Row 4.
Row 9: repeat Row 3.
Row 10: repeat Row 2.
Row 11: repeat Row 1.
Row 12: purl.
Row 13: knit.
Row 14: p1, *sl 3 wyib, p2; rep from * to last st, p1.
Row 15: k1, *sl 1 wyif, k2, sl 3 wyif, k2, sl 2 wyif; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 16: p1, *sl 1 wyib, p2, sl 3 wyib, p2, sl 2 wyib; rep from * to the last st, p1.
Row 17: k1, *sl 3 wyif, k2; rep from * to the last stitch, k1.
Row 18: p1,*p1, sl 3 wyib, p1; rep from * to the last st, p1.
Row 19: k1, *k2, sl 3 wyif; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 20: repeat Rd 18.
Row 21: repeat Rd 17.
Row 22: repeat Rd 16.
Row 23: repeat Rd 15.
Row 24: repeat Rd 14.
Row 25: knit.
Row 26: purl.

Repeat Rows 1-26.

Crescent Stitch

 

The Crescent Stitch is a cable stitch that is 6-row repeat and is knitted in a multiple of 3 stitches plus 2. The stitch requires a series of C3L and C3R techniques as well as rows of knits and purls. The Crescent Stitch will add uniqueness to your work that will have people wondering what type of stitch pattern you used. This gorgeous stitch is perfect for all types of knitting projects!

Crescent Stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 3 sts+2

Row 1 (RS): knit.
Row 2 and all alternate rows: purl.
Row 3: k1, *C3R; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 5: k1, *C3L; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 6: purl.

Repeat Rows 1-6.

C3L (Cable 3 Left)
Slip next st onto cable needle and hold at front of work, knit next 2 sts from left-hand needle, then knit st from cable needle.
C3R (Cable 3 Right)
Slip next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next st from left-hand needle, then knit 2 sts from cable needle.

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