The Half Linen Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #25

Stitch Description

The Half Linen Stitch 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.

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Make all kinds of wonderful craft projects with the Martha Stewart Extra Soft Wool Blend Yarn. It is a soft, lustrous, silky yarn that is machine washable and ideal for baby clothes, lightweight sweaters, and knit and crochet accessories. The Martha Stewart yarn is available in multiple colors to fit with your design choices. Make gifts for your family or friends with a yarn that feels soft and luxurious.

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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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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Slip Stitch
With Yarn In Front
With Yarn In Back

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1 (RS): K1, *wyif, sl 1, wyib, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: Purl all sts.
  • Row 3: K2, *wyif, sl 1, wyib, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 4: Purl all sts.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

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