How to Knit the Close Check Stitch

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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