The Two Stitch Gather (k2tog f&b) Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #211

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the two stitch gather stitch. This technique creates a unique pulled stitch. The two stitch gather stitch creates a nice lattice-like stitch if worked in rows.

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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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Montana Mountain Bocote Double Pointed Knitting Needles

These beautiful knitting needles are made from Bocote wood. This wood comes from Mexico and has a beautiful and unique grain pattern, creating dark swirls against a golden backdrop. Because of this wood’s striking, zebra-like contrasts, these needles are eye-catching. Montana Mountain Knitting Needles hand-makes these excellent tools in Seeley Lake, Montana.

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Knit 2 Together
k2tog tbl
Knit 2 Together Through the Back Loop
k2tog f&b
Knit 2 Together Front and Back- knit 2 sts tog, but do not take them off the left hand needle. Then knit the 2 sts again through the back loops.

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Pattern Instructions

  • Step 1: K2tog, leave sts on needle
  • Step 2: Come back around to back side and insert needle into the back loop, K2tog tbl
  • Step 3: Remove both stitches from needle
  • Swatch Photos

    Example of the Two Stitch Gather Stitch

    Example of the Two Stitch Gather Stitch (Click for Larger)

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