How to Knit the Banded Basket Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the banded basket stitch. This stitch creates a beautiful basket pattern with lots of texture. The banded basket stitch would be great for baby blankets, scarves, and hats!

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 10

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 9 sts + 6

Stitch Characteristics

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.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Banded Basket Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Banded Basket Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)


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