How to Knit the Two Stitch Gather (k2tog f&b) Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #211

How to Knit the Two Stitch Gather Stitch

This video 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.

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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Knit Two Together – Ktog
Knit Two Together Through the Back Loop – K2tog tbl
Knit 2 Together Front and Back (k2tog f&b)- knit 2 sts tog, but do not take them off the left hand needle. Then knit the 2 sts again through the back loops.

Pattern Instructions

Skill: Easy

  1. Step 1

    K2tog, leave sts on needle

  2. Step 2

    Come back around to back side and insert needle into the back loop, K2tog tbl

  3. 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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