How to Knit the Wave Stitch

How to Knit the Wave Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the wave stitch. This stitch creates a delicate mesh pattern. The wave stitch would be great for summer blouses, shawls, and wraps!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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Mountain Meadow Wool

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A Pair of Knitting Needles


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Knit Stitch – K

KW2- knit next st wrapping yarn twice around needle.

KW3- knit next st wrapping yarn 3 times around needle.

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On:Multiple of 6 sts + 1.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    (Right Side): k1, *KW2, [KW3] twice, KW2, k2; rep from * to end.

  2. Row 2

    knit dropping all extra loops of previous row.

  3. Row 3

    KW3, KW2, k2, KW2, *[KW3] twice, KW2, k2, KW2; rep from * to last 2 sts, KW3, k1.

  4. Row 4

    knit dropping all extra loops of previous row.

Repeat rows 1-4 until you reach your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Wave Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Wave Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

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