The Box Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #26

Stitch Description

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.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

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.

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