How to Knit: The Smock Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #6

Stitch Description

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch

Sl
Slip Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 2

  • Row 1 (Wrong Side): P3, *k2, p4,* rep from * to last 3 sts, p3.
  • Row 2: K3, *sl 2, k4,* rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
  • Row 3: P3, *sl 2, p4,* rep from * to last 3 sts, p3.
  • Row 4: K1, *sl next 2 sts on spare needle and leave at back, k1, k 2 off the spare needle, sl next stitch on spare needle, and leave at front, k2, k1 off spare needle,* repeat from * to last stitch, k1.
  • Row 5: P6, *k2, p4,* rep from * to last 6 sts, p6.
  • Row 6: K6, *sl 2, k4,* rep from * to last 6 sts, k6.
  • Row 7: P6, *sl 2, p4,* rep from * to last 6 sts, p6.
  • Row 8: K4, *sl next 2 sts on spare needle and leave at back, k1, k 2 off spare needle, sl next stitch on spare needle and leave at front, k2, k 1 off spare needle,* repeat from * to last 4 sts, k4.

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

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