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.

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Materials Used

Cascade 220 Superwash

Cascade 220 yarn is the perfect combination of affordability, quality, and versatility that can be used for a wide range of projects. Each ball of 100% pure light worsted wool comes with a generous 220 yards. With a diverse color palette to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect shade!

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Addi Lace Click Interchangeables

Have all the needles you’ll ever need in one convenient carrying case! The addi Lace Click system provides 8 different sizes of addi Lace tips, five different lengths of their extremely pliable blue cord, and one connector piece which helps to either store stitches or combine your cords. The Click tips require no tools to change; simply insert the cord deep into the tip, twist and release. Their nickel plating process is electro-static, which produces a smooth, rounded edge, where the tip and the cord "click" together.

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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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