The Cocoon Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #100

Stitch Description

The Cocoon Stitch creates a fascinating texture! Small textured cocoons are nested among waving ribs to make a beautiful bumpy fabric. It would be fabulous used as a table runner, bag or even an interesting sweater.

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Vanna’s Choice

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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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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
P5tog
K1 under running thread between the st just worked and the next st Purl 5 Together

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Advanced

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 12

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 8 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 8 + 1

  • Row 1: (wrong side) P1, *k1, p1, k5, p1; rep from * to end
  • Row 2: K1, *p5, k1, p1, k1, rep from * to end
  • Row 3: P1, *k1 under running thread between the st just worked and the next st, (k1, p1, k1) in next st, k1 under next running thread, p1, p5tog, p1; rep from * to end
  • Row 4: K1, *p1, k1, p5, k1; rep from * to end
  • Row 5: P1, *k5, p1, k1, p1; rep from * to end
  • Row 6: K1, *p1, k1, p5, k1; rep from * to end
  • Row 7: P1, *k5, p1, k1, p1; rep from * to end
  • Row 8: K1, *p1, k1, p5, k1; rep from * to end
  • Row 9: P1, *p5tog, p1, k1, under running thread, (k1, p1, k1) in next st, k1 under next running thread, p1; rep from 8 to end
  • Row 10: (rep row 2) K1, *p5, k1, p1, k1, rep from * to end
  • Row 11: (rep row 1) (wrong side) P1, *k1, p1, k5, p1; rep from * to end
  • Row 12: (rep row 2) K1, *p5, k1, p1, k1, rep from * to end
  • Repeat rows 1 – 12 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Cocoon Stitch Right Side

Cocoon Stitch Wrong Side

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