The Brick Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #56

Stitch Description

The Brick Stitch pattern simulates a running bond brick pattern using slipped stitched. It is a great texture to use for home decor items like pillows and blankets.

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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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