Brick Stitch

Stitch Description

The Brick Stitch pattern simulates a running bond brick pattern using slipped stitched. This simple to knit pattern is great for beginners. The brick stitch can also be knit with two colors, adding even more dimension to this heavily textured fabric.

It is a great texture to use for home decor items like pillows and blankets.

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
sl
Slip stitch
yf
Yarn Forward
yb
Yarn Back


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 1

  • Row 1: K4, *k1 while wrapping yarn twice, k3; rep from * till last st, k1.
  • Row 2: P4, *sl 1 purl wise letting second loop drop, p3; rep from * to last st, p1.
  • Row 3: K4, *sl 1 purl wise, k3; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 4: K4, *yf, sl 1 purl wise, yb, k3; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 5: K2, *k1 while wrapping yarn twice, k3; rep from * till last 3 sts, k1 while wrapping yarn twice, k2
  • Row 6: P2, *sl 1 purl wise, p3; rep from * to last 3 sts, sl 1 purl wise, p2.
  • Row 7: K2, *sl 1 purl wise, k3; rep from * to last 3 sts, sl 1 purl wise, k2.
  • Row 8: K2, *yf, sl 1 purl wise, yb, k3; rep from * to last 3 sts, yf, sl 1 purl wise, yb, k2.

Repeat rows 1 – 8 until you have reached your desired length.

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