Knife Pleats Stitch

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the knife pleats. This stitch creates the illusion of tiny pleats in fabric. The knife pleat stitch would be great for pillows, purses or wraps!

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 13

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 13

  • Row 1: (right side) *k4, [p1, k1] 3 times, p3; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: *k3, [p1, k1] 3 times, p4; rep from * to end.
  • Repeat rows 1-2 until you have reached your desired length.

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