False Flame Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the false flame stitch. This stitch creates an interesting multi-colored pattern. The false flame stitch would be great for afghans, baby blankets, and hats!

Video Tutorial





Abbreviations

K Knit Stitch

P Purl Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 4 sts +1. Colors A and B.

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 4 sts +1. Colors A and B.

  1. Prep 1

    (Wrong Side) Color A: Purl.

  2. Prep 2

    Color A: Knit.

  3. Prep 3

    Color A: P2, *p1 wrapping yarn twice, p3; rep from *, end last rep p2.

  4. Row 4

    Color B: K2, *sl 1 wyib dropping extra wrap, k1, insert needle into next st 2 rows below and draw through a loop loosely; knit next st and pass the loop over the st just knitted; k1; rep from *, end sl 1 wyib, k2.

  5. Row 5

    Color B: P2, *sl 1 wyif, p3; rep from *, end sl 1 wyif, p2.

  6. Row 6

    Color B: Knit.

  7. Row 7

    Color B: P2, *p1 wrapping yarn twice, p3; rep from *, end last rep p2.

  8. Row 8

    Color A: K2, *sl 1 wyib dropping extra wrap, k1, insert needle into next st 2 rows below and draw through a loop loosely; knit next st and pass the loop over the st just knitted; k1; rep from *, end sl 1 wyib, k2.

  9. Row 9

    Color A: P2, *sl 1 wyif, p3; rep from *, end sl 1 wyif, p2.

  10. Row 10

    Color A: Knit.

  11. Row 11

    Color A: P2, *p1 wrapping yarn twice, p3; rep from *, end last rep p2.

Repeat rows 4-11 until you have reached your desired length.

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