The Peppercorn Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #49

Stitch Description

The Peppercorn Stitch creates a delightful mini bobble texture that adds depth to any fabric. It’s a good choice for throws, pillows, scarves and bags.

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Materials Used

MARTHA STEWART CRAFTS EXTRA SOFT WOOL BLEND

Make all kinds of wonderful craft projects with the Martha Stewart Extra Soft Wool Blend Yarn. It is a soft, lustrous, silky yarn that is machine washable and ideal for baby clothes, lightweight sweaters, and knit and crochet accessories. The Martha Stewart yarn is available in multiple colors to fit with your design choices. Make gifts for your family or friends with a yarn that feels soft and luxurious.

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Addi Natura Bamboo Double Pointed Needles

These eco-friendly Addi Natura double point needles are created from strong bamboo stock and have a natural touch. Yarns slide easily over the smooth finish. The approximate US size and exact metric size are stamped on the needle. Perfect for knitting in the round to create that warm winter hat or pair of socks! They carry a lifetime warranty from manufacturer’s defect. A great bamboo needle for effortless knitting!

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k tbl
Knit Through the Back Loop
sl
Slip Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 3

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 3

  • Row 1 (RS): K3, *(peppercorn stitch: k1, [sl st back to main needle, k tbl] 3x), k3; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: Purl all sts.
  • Row 3: K1, *(peppercorn stitch: k1, [sl st back to main needle, k tbl] 3x), k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, peppercorn stitch, k1.
  • Row 4: Purl all sts.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Peppercorn Stitch

Example of the Peppercorn Stitch


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