How to Knit the Pleated Ruffle Edge Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the pleated ruffle edge stitch. This technique allows you to create a frilly beautiful edge to any garment. It’s great for sweater cuffs, top down socks, and blankets.

Skill: Easy
Cast On: Multiples of 10 + 2

TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Knit 2 Together – k2tog

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1 (RS): K4, *p4, k6; rep from * end last rep k4
Row 2: P4, *k4, p6; rep from * end last rep p4
Row 3: K4, *p4, k6; rep from * end last rep k4
Row 4: P4, *k4, p6; rep from * end last rep p4
Row 5: K4, *p4, k6; rep from * end last rep k4
Row 6: P4, *k4, p6; rep from * end last rep p4
Row 7: K2, *sl next 2 (knits) sts to cn and hold to front, st next 4 (purl) sts to RH needle at back to LH needle and [k1, st from cn at front with 1 st from LH needle at back tog] 4 times, k2; rep from *, end k2
Row 8: K3, *k2tog, k4; rep from *, end k3
Row 9: Knit

Example of the Pleated Ruffle Edge Stitch Right Side(click for larger)
Example of the Pleated Ruffle Edge Stitch

Example of the Pleated Ruffle Edge Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger)
Example of the Pleated Ruffle Edge Stitch Wrong Side

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