The Little Ladder Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #58

Stitch Description

The Little Ladder Stitch creates a simple, textured fabric. It is great for washcloths, as well as projects like bags, afghans, and even sweaters.

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Materials Used

Nature's Choice Organic Cotton

Nature’s Choice is grown and spun without the use of pesticides, herbicides or other chemicals. Nature’s Choice is a soft, versatile yarn that’s so easy to work with and perfect for everything from baby blankets to fashion items. It’s good for your crafting and good for the planet.

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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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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 4

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 4

  • Row 1: Knit all stitches.
  • Row 2: P4, *k2, p4; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: Knit all stitches.
  • Row 4: P1, k2 *p4, k2; rep from * to last st, p1.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

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