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

Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
K2tog
Knit Two Together Decrease


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  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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