The Knot Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #174

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the knot stitch. This stitch creates tightly knit diagonal rows of knots making for sophisticated texture. The knot stitch would be great for sweaters, hats, purses and scarves.

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Video Tutorial

Materials Used

Merino Lambs Wool

This unbelievably soft wool is made from shrink treated Merino Lambs Wool. It offers the wonderful qualities of traditionally spun wool, but with the convenience of machine washing and drying. Garments made from this yarn will not shrink or fade after numerous machine washings and dryings. Made in the USA.

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Addi Lace Click Interchangeable Needle Set

Have all the needles you’ll ever need in one convenient carrying case! The addi Lace Click system provides 8 different sizes of addi Lace tips, five different lengths of our new, extremely pliable blue cord, and one connector piece which helps to either store stitches or combine your cords. The Click tips require no tools to change; simply insert the cord deep into the tip, twist and release. The tips will remain secure until you change them, thanks to the Click's revolutionary locking mechanism. The addi Click tips are nickel plated. Our nickel plating process is electro-static, which produces a smooth, rounded edge, where the tip and the cord "click" together.

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Knit Stitch
Purl 2 Together

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics


Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1: (right side) knit
  • Row 2: k1, *p2tog without slipping sts off needle, then k tog the same sts; rep from *to end.
  • Row 3: knit
  • Row 4: *p2tog without slipping sts off needle, then k tog the same 2sts; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Knot Stitch Right Side

Example of the Knot Stitch Right Side (Click for Larger)

Example of the Knot Stitch Wrong Side

Example of the Knot Stitch Wrong Side (Click for Larger)

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