The Roman Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #525

Stitch Description

The Roman Stitch provides a striking and simple pattern. Made using only knits and purls, it makes a great pattern for a novice knitter working to stretch their skills. Forming a subtle stripe pattern, it would look great on hats and sweaters.

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Materials Used

Lion's Pride Woolspun

Woolspun, with an exquisite range of neutrals and vivid classic colors, will quickly become your go-to yarn. The 12-ply construction means that garments drape beautifully and afghans and warm weather accessories have a cushiony soft bounce to them. Sold exclusively at Michaels and LionBrand.com

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Takumi is light in weight with a warm natural touch. Bamboo is the ideal material for making knitting needles. The finest bamboo is used to manufacture knitting needles with accurate specifications. Each knitting needle is polished for smoothness. Practical bamboo improves with age, making these special Takumi Bamboo needles a long-lasting addition to your knitting bag.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 6

  Pattern Repeat 
An even number of sts

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: an even number of stitches.

  • Row 1 (rs): Knit.
  • Row 2: purl.
  • Row 3: knit.
  • Row 4: purl.
  • Row 5: *k1, p1; rep from * across.
  • Row 6: p1, k1; rep from * across.

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