The Box Stitch pattern is similar to the seed stitch since it alternates knits and purls but in a 2×2 pattern rather than 1×1. The result is a checkered texture that is great for washcloths, pillows, and scarves.
Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 2
- Row 1 (RS): K2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end.
- Row 2: P2, *k2, p2; rep from * to end.
- Row 3: P2, *k2, p2; rep from * to end.
- Row 4: K2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end.
Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.