How to Knit the Welt Stitch

music in video is from demo 2008 by (Latch\xe9 Swing) / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the welt stitch. This 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.

Also known as: Horizontal Rib, Horizontal Ribbing

Skill: Beginner

Cast On: Any number of stitches

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

Knit – k

Purl – p

Pattern:

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.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Welt Stitch

Example of the Welt Stitch

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