The Dutch Pyramids Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #521

Stitch Description

The Dutch Pyramids stitch is a textural pattern made up of only knit and purl stitches. It creates a large but subtle triangular motif throughout the fabric. This pattern is great for afghan blocks.

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Materials Used

Lion's Pride Woolspun

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Clover Takumi Bamboo Needles

Takumi is light in weight with a warm natural touch. Bamboo is the ideal material for making knitting needles. The finest bamboo is used to manufacture knitting needles with accurate specifications. Each knitting needle is polished for smoothness. Practical bamboo improves with age, making these special Takumi Bamboo needles a long-lasting addition to your knitting bag.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
K tbl
Knit Through the Back Loop
P tbl
Purl Through the Back Loop Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 12

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 15 stitches plus 7

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 15 stitches + 7

  • Row 1 (RS): *p1, k5 tbl, p1, k8; rep from * to last 7 sts, end with p1, k5 tbl, p1
  • Row 2: *k1, p5 tbl, k1, p8; rep from * to last 7 sts, end with k1, p5 tbl, k1
  • Row 3: *p1, k5 tbl, p9; rep from * to last 7 sts, end with p1, k5 tbl, p1
  • Row 4: *k1, p5 tbl, k9; rep from * to last 7 sts, end with k1, p5 tbl, k1
  • Row 5: *p2, k3 tbl, p3, k6, p1; rep from * to last 7 sts, end with p2, k3 tbl, p2
  • Row 6: *k2, p3 tbl, k3, p6, k1; rep from * to last 7 sts, end with k2, p3 tbl, k2
  • Row 7: *p2, k3 tbl, p10; rep from * to last 7 sts, end with p2, k3 tbl, p2
  • Row 8: *k2, p3 tbl, k10; rep from * to last 7 sts, end with k2, p3 tbl, k2
  • Row 9: *p3, k1 tbl, p5, k4, p2; rep from * to last 7 sts, end with p3, k1 tbl, p3
  • Row 10: *k3, p1 tbl, k5, p4, k2; rep from * to last 7 sts, end with k3, p1 tbl, k3
  • Row 11: *p3, k1 tbl, p11; rep from * to last 7 sts, end with p3, k1 tbl, p3
  • Row 12: *k3, p1 tbl, k11; rep from * to last 7 sts, end with k3, p1 tbl, k3

Repeat rows 1-12 until you have reached your desired length.

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