How to Knit the False Flame Stitch

How to Knit the False Flame Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the false flame stitch. This stitch creates an interesting multi-colored pattern. The false flame stitch would be great for afghans, baby blankets, and hats!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Knit Stitch – K
Purl – P
With Yarn in Front (wyif)-When stitch is slipped, the yarn is carried across in front of the stitch, on the side that is facing the knitter.
With Yarn in Back (wyib)- Used with slip stitches, the yarn is carried across behind the stitch, on the side of the pattern that is away from the knitter. Whether it is a right or wrong side that is facing the knitter.

Skill: Easy
Cast On:Multiple of 4 sts +1. Colors A and B.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Prep 1

    (Wrong Side) Color A: Purl.

  2. Prep 2

    Color A: Knit.

  3. Prep 3

    Color A: P2, *p1 wrapping yarn twice, p3; rep from *, end last rep p2.

  4. Row 4

    Color B: K2, *sl 1 wyib dropping extra wrap, k1, insert needle into next st 2 rows below and draw through a loop loosely; knit next st and pass the loop over the st just knitted; k1; rep from *, end sl 1 wyib, k2.

  5. Row 5

    Color B: P2, *sl 1 wyif, p3; rep from *, end sl 1 wyif, p2.

  6. Row 6

    Color B: Knit.

  7. Row 7

    Color B: P2, *p1 wrapping yarn twice, p3; rep from *, end last rep p2.

  8. Row 8

    Color A: K2, *sl 1 wyib dropping extra wrap, k1, insert needle into next st 2 rows below and draw through a loop loosely; knit next st and pass the loop over the st just knitted; k1; rep from *, end sl 1 wyib, k2.

  9. Row 9

    Color A: P2, *sl 1 wyif, p3; rep from *, end sl 1 wyif, p2.

  10. Row 10

    Color A: Knit.

  11. Row 11

    Color A: P2, *p1 wrapping yarn twice, p3; rep from *, end last rep p2.

Repeat rows 4-11 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the False Flame Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the False Flame Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the False Flame Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the False Flame Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

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