How to Knit the Close Check Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #91

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the close check stitch. This simple pattern is great for beginners who want a reversible fabric. It’s perfect for washcloths and blankets.

Skill: Easy
Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 3

For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p

Pattern Instructions:

Note: This pattern is completely reversible
Row 1: P3, *k3, p3; rep from * to end
Row 2: K3, *p3, k3; rep from * to end
Row 3: P3, *k3, p3; rep from * to end
Row 4: K3, *p3, k3; rep from * to end
Row 5: K3, *p3, k3; rep from * to end
Row 6: P3, *k3, p3; rep from * to end
Row 7: K3, *p3, k3; rep from * to end
Row 8: P3, *k3, p3; rep from * to end

Repeat rows 1 – 8 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Close Check Stitch
Example of the Close Check Stitch (click for larger)

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