The Raspberry Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #34

Stitch Description

The Raspberry Stitch pattern is a textured bobble stitch with staggered bunches of stitches that resemble a raspberry bush. Also called the Trinity Stitch or Blackberry Stitch, it’s a great way to add dimension to blankets, scarves, washcloths or pillows.

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Wool-Ease is a 4-ply worsted-weight yarn that is so beloved by knitters and crocheters that it inspired an entire family of yarns. Wool-Ease® is appreciated for its versatility and value. It has the feel, warmth and softness of wool, combined with the easy care of machine wash-and-dryability. Its extensive color range makes it easy to design with and perfect for every project from socks to afghans.

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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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Purl Stitch
(k1, p1, k1)
Knit one, purl one, knit one into next stitch
Purl Three Together

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4

Stitch Characteristics


Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 4

  • Row 1 (RS): Purl all stitches.
  • Row 2: *p3tog, (k1, p1, k1) into the next stitch; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: Purl all stitches.
  • Row 4: *(k1, p1, k1) into the next stitch, p3tog; rep from * to end.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

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