How to Knit the Mosaic Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the mosaic stitch. This stitch creates a beautiful pattern. The mosaic stitch would be great for socks, scarves, and hats!

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Video Tutorial

Materials Used

Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

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Clover Takumi Bamboo Needles

Takumi is light in weight with a warm natural touch. Bamboo is the ideal material for making knitting needles. The finest bamboo is used to manufacture knitting needles with accurate specifications. Each knitting needle is polished for smoothness. Practical bamboo improves with age, making these special Takumi Bamboo needles a long-lasting addition to your knitting bag.

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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 10 sts + 7

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Multiple of 10 sts + 7.

  • Row 1 (Right Side): p3, *k1, p3, k1, p1, k1, p3; rep from * to last 4 sts, k1, p3.
  • Row 2: k3, *p1, k3, p1, k1, p1, k3; rep from * to last 4 sts, p1, k3.
  • Row 3: p3, *k1, p3, k1, p1, k1, p3; rep from * to last 4 sts, k1, p3.
  • Row 4: k3, *p1, k3, p1, k1, p1, k3; rep from * to last 4 sts, p1, k3.
  • Row 5: p2, *k1, p1, k1, p3, k1, p3; rep from * to last 5 sts, k1, p1, k1, p2.
  • Row 6: k2, *p1, k1, p1, k3, p1, k3; rep from * to last 5 sts, p1, k1, p1, k2.
  • Row 7: p2, *k1, p1, k1, p3, k1, p3; rep from * to last 5 sts, k1, p1, k1, p2.
  • Row 8: k2, *p1, k1, p1, k3, p1, k3; rep from * to last 5 sts, p1, k1, p1, k2.

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

Swatch Photos

Example of the Mosaic Stitch. (Right Side)

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

Example of the Mosaic Stitch. (Wrong SIde)

Example of the Mosaic Stitch. Wrong SIde (Click for Larger Image)


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