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This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the half linen stitch. This pattern creates a woven effect and a fabric that is somewhat more dense than others as well as more durable. It is great for projects like bags and coats.
Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1
For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Slip Stitch – sl
Yarn Forward – yf
Yarn Back – yb
Row 1 (RS): K1, *yf, sl 1, yb, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: K2, *yf, sl 1, yb, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 4: Purl
Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:
Example of the Half Linen Stitch
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