How to Knit the Garter Slip Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the garter slip stitch stitch. This stitch creates a beautiful textured pattern. The garter slip stitch stitch would be great for baby booties, cowls, and hats!

Video Tutorial

Materials Used

Mountain Meadow

We process the best fiber from the best growers in the West, transforming it into extraordinary wool products: knitting and weaving yarns; handspinner roving; quilt batts; felt and more.

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Montana Mountain Bocote Double Pointed Knitting Needles

These beautiful knitting needles are made from Bocote wood. This wood comes from Mexico and has a beautiful and unique grain pattern, creating dark swirls against a golden backdrop. Because of this wood’s striking, zebra-like contrasts, these needles are eyecatching. Montana Mountain Knitting Needles hand-makes these excellent tools in Seeley Lake, Montana.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 2 sts + 1

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Multiple of 2 sts + 1.

Cast On:Multiple of 2 sts + 1.

  • Row 1 (Right Side): Knit.
  • Row 2: Knit.
  • Row 3: k1, *sl 1 purlwise, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 4: k1, *yf, sl 1 purlwise, yb, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 5: Knit.
  • Row 6: Knit.
  • Row 7: k2, *sl 1 purlwise, k1; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 8: k2, *yf, sl 1 purlwise, yb, k1; rep from * to last st, k1.

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

Swatch Photos

Example of the Garter Slip Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Garter Slip Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Garter Slip Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Garter Slip Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)


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