This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the flecked tweed stitch. This simple colorwork pattern looks much more complicated than it actually is. By utilizing slipped stitches, this normal colorwork stripe is turned into an intricate pattern. It’s perfect for scarves, blankets, hats, mittens, socks…pretty much anything!
Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 3
TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Slip Stitch – sl
Yarn Back – yb
Yarn Forward – yf
Row 1 (WS): Using A, p1, yb, sl 1, yf, *p3, yb, sl 1, yf; rep from * to last st, p1
Row 2: Using A, k1, sl 1, *k3, sl 1; rep from * to last st, k1
Row 3: Using B, p3, *yb, sl 1, yf, p3; rep from * to end
Row 4: Using B, k3, *sl 1, k3; rep from * to end.
Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.
Example of the Flecked Tweed Right Side (click for larger)
Example of the Flecked Tweed Wrong Side (click for larger)
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