How to Knit the Cane Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the cane stitch. This stitch creates a fancy mesh design with lots of texture. The cane stitch would be great for scarves, shrugs, shawls!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch

P
Purl Stitch

k2tog
Knit 2 Together

yo
Yarn Over

psso
Pass Slip Stitch Over

sl st
Slip Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 3

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 3 sts + 4 edge sts

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 3 sts + 4 edge sts.

  • Row 1: k2, *sl 1, k2tog, psso, (yo) twice; rep from * end, k2.
  • Row 2: k2, *(p1, k1) into the double yo, p1; rep from *, end, k2.
  • Row 3: knit.

Repeat rows 1-3 until you have reached your desired length.

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