The Welt Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #30

Stitch Description

The Welt Stitch pattern is essentially a horizontal rib. The alternating rows of knit and purls create a welted effect that gives a lot of depth and texture to your projects.

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Materials Used

Vanna's Choice

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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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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 3

  Pattern Repeat 
Any number of sts

Stitch Characteristics


Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Any number of stitches

  • Row 1: Knit all stitches
  • Row 2: Purl all stitches
  • Row 3: Knit all stitches
  • Repeat rows 1 – 3 until you have reached your desired length.

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