The Double Knit Fabric Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #51

Stitch Description

The Double Knit Fabric Stitch is a faux rib pattern that creates a thick, squishy fabric, perfect for warm sweaters and blankets. It should not be confused with double knitting, which is a technique often associated with color work.

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Vanna's Choice

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Addi Natura Bamboo Double Pointed Needles

These eco-friendly Addi Natura double point needles are created from strong bamboo stock and have a natural touch. Yarns slide easily over the smooth finish. The approximate US size and exact metric size are stamped on the needle. Perfect for knitting in the round to create that warm winter hat or pair of socks! They carry a lifetime warranty from manufacturer’s defect. A great bamboo needle for effortless knitting!

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
sl
Slip Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Any odd number of stitches

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Any odd number of stitches

  • Row 1 (RS): K1, *sl 1 wyib, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end
  • Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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