How to Knit the Double Garter Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the double garter stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate pattern. The double garter stitch would be great for scarves, baby blankets, and afghans!

Video Tutorial

Materials Used

Wooly Worsted Washable

Ewe Ewe Yarns Wooly Worsted Washable is 100% merino superwash yarn, spun in Italy and full of luxury at a great price. With 95 yards per skein you can work up your favorite projects with one or all of our seven colors of yarn.

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Montana Mountain Bocote Double Pointed Knitting Needles

These beautiful knitting needles are made from Bocote wood. This wood comes from Mexico and has a beautiful and unique grain pattern, creating dark swirls against a golden backdrop. Because of this wood’s striking, zebra-like contrasts, these needles are eyecatching. Montana Mountain Knitting Needles hand-makes these excellent tools in Seeley Lake, Montana.

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Knit Stitch
Knit Two Together Decrease

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
Any number of stitches

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Any number of Sts.

  • Prep Row: Knit, wrapping yarn twice for each st.
  • Row 1: Knit first loop of first st only, leaving second loop on needle; *knit this second loop tog with first loop of next st, wrapping yarn twice and leaving second loop on needle; rep from *.

Repeat row 1 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Double Garter Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Double Garter Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Double Garter Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Double Garter Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

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