Banded Basket Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern


The banded basket stitch is a knitting pattern which creates a woven looking fabric. The basketweave pattern has one column of thin stitches, and one almost double its width. This is a simple, reversible, all-over knitting stitch, and it’s graphic lines are aesthetically pleasing on larger projects. The classic style of the banded basket stitch is reminiscent of folk crafts of the 1970’s. Use this in blankets, washcloths, or market bags.

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern


Stitch Pattern Details


Skill Level

Easy

Row Count

10

Stitch Repeat

Multiple of 9 sts + 6

Stitch Pattern Instructions


Cast On: Multiple of 9 sts + 6.

  • Row 1 (Right Side): P6, *k3, p6; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K6, *p3, k6; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: P6, *k3, p6; rep from * to end.
  • Row 4: K6, *p3, k6; rep from * to end.
  • Row 5: P6, *k3, p6; rep from * to end.
  • Row 6: K6, *p3, k6; rep from * to end.
  • Row 7: K6, *p3, k6; rep from * to end.
  • Row 8: P6, *k3, p6; rep from * to end.
  • Row 9: K6, *p3, k6; rep from * to end.
  • Row 10: P6, *k3, p6; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1-10 until you have reached your desired length.

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