This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the fascine braid stitch. This stitch creates a braided cable pattern. The fascine braid stitch would be great for sweaters, cowls, and baby coats!
Materials Used in this Tutorial
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A pair of knitting needles
TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Knit Stitch – K
Purl – P
Slip Stitch- sl st
With Yarn In Back (wyib)- Used with slip stitches, the yarn is carried across behind the stitch, on the side of the stitch that is away from the knitter. Whether it is a right or wrong side makes no difference.
Cast On:Multiples of 8 sts + 4.
(Wrong Side): K4, *p4, k4; rep from *.
P4, *(sl 1 wyib, k1, yo, pass sl st over the knit st and the yo st) twice, p4; rep from *.
K4, *p4, k4; rep from *.
P4, *k1, sl 1 wyib, k1, yo, pass sl st over the knit st and the yo st, k1, p4; rep from *.
Repeat rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.
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One thought on “How to Knit the Fascine Braid Stitch”
Easy to follow from watching the video. Lacie works slow and steady which is a big plus for the viewers. Thank you . Dolores
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