The Bamboo Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #149

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the bamboo stitch. This simple pattern creates a woven looking fabric that’s very masculine. It’s great for men’s scarves, afghans, and sweaters.

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
yo
Yarn Over
psso
Pass Slipped Stitch Over

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2

  • Row 1: Beginning on the RS * yo, k2, pass yo over k2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: Purl all sts.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached the desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Bamboo Stitch Right SideExample of the Bamboo Stitch Wrong Side

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