How to Knit the English Garden Edging Stitch

How to Knit the English Garden Edging Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the english garden edge stitch. This stitch creates a delicate pattern. The english garden edge stitch would be great for all of your edging projects!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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A pair of knitting needles


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Knit Stitch – K
Purl – P
Yarn Over-yo
Knit 2 Together-k2tog
Purl Two Together-p2tog
Purl Two Together Through the Back Loop – p2tog tbl
Through Back Loop-tbl
Slip Slip Knit-ssk
Knit Three Together-k3tog
Purl Three Together-p3tog

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On: Cast on 14 sts.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Note

    Sts for St st were picked up after edging was knit.

  2. Row 1

    (Right Side): *sl 1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k1*, yo, k1, yo, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, [yo, k1] twice, yo twice, k2tog, k1.

  3. Row 2

    k3, p1, k1, p9, k1, p5, k1.

  4. Row 3

    sl 1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k1, [yo, k3] 3 times, yo, [k1, yo twice] twice, k2tog, k1.

  5. Row 4

    k3, p1, k2, p1, k1, p5, k3tog, [p5, k1] twice.

  6. Row 5

    sl 1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k1, [yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k1] twice, [yo twice, k2tog] 3 times, k1.

  7. Row 6

    k3, p1, [k2, p1] twice, k1, p2tog, p1, p2tog tbl,p1, p2tog, p1, p2tog tbl, k1, p5, k1.

  8. Row 7

    sl 1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k1, yo, k3tog tbl, k1, k3tog, yo, k11.

  9. Row 8

    bind off 7 sts, k4, p3tog, k2, p5, k1.

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

Swatch Photos

Example of the English Garden Edging Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the English Garden Edging Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the English Garden Edging Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the English Garden Edging Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

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