Double Fleck Stitch

Stitch Description

The Double Fleck Stitch creates simple rows punctuated with two little seed stitches atop a Stockinette Stitch background.  This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the double fleck stitch. This stitch uses clever placing of knit and purl stitches to create a somewhat architectural pattern that is pleasing to the eye. The double fleck stitch would be great for afghans, sweaters or scarves!

Video Tutorial


Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 4

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 4

    • Row 1: Knit
    • Row 2: P4, *k2, p4; rep from * to end.
    • Row 3: Knit
    • Row 4: P1, *k2, p4; rep from * to last 3 sts, k2, p1

Repeat rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Double Fleck Stitch Wrong Side

Example of the Double Fleck Stitch Wrong Side (Click for Larger)


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