The Double Knit Fabric Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #51

Stitch Description

The Double Knit Fabric Stitch is a faux rib pattern that creates a thick, squishy fabric, perfect for warm sweaters and blankets. It should not be confused with double knitting, which is a technique often associated with color work.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
sl
Slip Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Any odd number of stitches

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Any odd number of stitches

  • Row 1 (RS): K1, *sl 1 wyib, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end
  • Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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