The Granite Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #86

Stitch Description

The Granite Stitch pattern uses increases and decreases to create a textured ridged fabric. It’s a great choice for projects like blankets, washcloths, and bags.

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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
k2tog
Knit Two Together

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2

  • Row 1: Knit all stitches
  • Row 2: *K2tog; rep from * to end
  • Row 3: *(K1, p1) into same stitch; rep from * to end
  • Row 4: Purl all stitches
  • Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

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Example of the Granite Stitch

Example of the Granite Stitch

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