How to Knit the Raspberry Stitch

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This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the raspberry stitch. This pattern is a textured bobble stitch with staggered bunches of stitches that resemble a raspberry bush. It’s a great way to add dimension to blankets, scarves, washcloths or pillows.

Also known as: trinity stitch, blackberry stitch

Skill: Intermediate

Cast On: Multiples of 4

For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:

Purl – p

Knit One, Purl One, Knit One into next stitch – (k1, p1, k1)

Purl Three Together – p3tog

Pattern:

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.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Raspberry Stitch

Example of the Raspberry Stitch

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