Category: Stitchionary

The Alternating Twists Stitch

This simple cable stitch is composed of two mirrored columns. Using slipped stitches and an odd stitch count, the textured fabric created is great for scarves, hats, and mittens.

The 6-Stitch Spiral Cable

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the 6-stitch spiral cable stitch. This stitch uses simple cable techniques to create a complicated-looking cable motif. The 6-stitch spiral cable stitch would be great for aran sweaters, book covers, and home decor items!

The 1×1 Rib Stitch

The 1x1 rib stitch is a common pattern used for shaping in many knitted garments. It has a large amount of stretch which is great for fitted clothes. It is particularly useful for collars and cuffs.

The Portcullis Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the portcullis stitch. The portcullis stitch creates an interesting symmetrical ribbed pattern. The portcullis stitch would be great for blankets, hats, and cowls!

The Blanket Rib Stitch

The Blanket Rib Stitch is an interesting rib pattern that uses increases and decreases together to create a textured fabric that is great for washcloths and afghans. It can also be used in sweaters, hats, and scarves as a substitute for other rib stitches. It does not have as much …

Wide Garter Rib Stitch

The wide garter rib stitch is a simple beginning knitting stitch. It uses offset columns of garter stitch to create a fabric with subtle ridged lines. The understated pattern is easy to knit and works up quickly. The wide garter rib stitch is perfect for large projects like blankets and …

The Beaded Rib Stitch

The Beaded Rib Stitch is a ribbing pattern that is broken up by a row of seed stitches, which gives an additional layer of texture. It’s a great option for scarves and blankets.

The 2×2 Rib Stitch

Another classic ribbing pattern, the 2x2 rib is often used for hems of sweater and hats. With a wider rib, it’s not as constricting, but still helps to hold your knitted fabric close to the body. It can also be used on it’s own to make sleeves, scarves, or cowls.

The Basket Rib Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the basket rib stitch. This technique is a rib stitch similar to a 1x1 rib, that creates a grid or waffle like pattern. It is great as an alternative to a regular 1x1 rib, but it does not have …

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