How to Knit The Bamboo Stitch

How to Knit the Bamboo Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the bamboo stitch. This simple pattern creates a woven looking fabric that’s very masculine. It’s great for men’s scarves, afghans, and sweaters.

Skill: Easy
Cast On: Multiples of 2

For this stitch you will need to know the following techniques:
knit – k
purl – p
yarn over – yo
pass stitch over

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1: Beginning on the RS * yo, k2, pass yo over k2; rep from * to end.
Row 2: Purl all sts

Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached the desired length.
Example of the Bamboo Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Example of the Bamboo Stitch Right Side

Example of the Bamboo Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Example of the Bamboo Stitch Wrong Side

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