How to Knit the Knot Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #174

How to Knit the Knot Stitch

This video 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.

Materials Used in this Tutorial

Knit Outta The Box Lambs Wool Yarn

Knit Outta the Box Machine Washable 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.

Addi Lace Clicks

Addi Lace Click Long Tip

Meet the latest addition to the addi Click family: Longer Lace Tips have the same sharp point as the regular Lace needles, but are just over 5 inches in length, which some knitters prefer. Each kit includes US sizes 4 – 11, along with 3 pliable blue addi SOS Lifeline insertion Cords. This ingenious set comes in a vibrant pink case.


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Knit – k
Purl – p

Skill: Easy
Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    (right side) knit

  2. Row 2

    k1, *p2tog without slipping sts off needle, then k tog the same sts; rep from *to end.

  3. Row 3


  4. 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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