Knitting 101: How to Knit the Stockinette Stitch for Beginners

Knitting 101: How to Knit the Stockinette Stitch for Beginners

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the stockinette stitch. Stockinette stitch is the most common stitch in knitting and is created by alternating knit rows and purl rows. Stockinette can be used to create almost anything you can imagine! But be careful, without careful blocking or a border, stockinette has a tendency to curl along the edges.

Materials Used in this Tutorial

A Pair of Knitting Needles
A Ball of Yarn

Pattern Instructions

Skill: Beginner

  1. Row 1

    Knit all stitches.

  2. Row 2

    Purl all stitches.

Repeat rows 1 & 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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