The Fleck Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #177

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the fleck stitch. This stitch uses only knit and purl stitches to create a little bit of texture and is simple enough to really highlight the yarn. The fleck stitch is a great way to add interest to projects made in stockinette stitch.

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • ow 1 (right side) Knit
  • Row 2 Purl
  • Row 3 k1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end
  • Row 4 Purl
  • Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of Fleck Stitch Right Side

Example of Fleck Stitch Right Side (Click for Larger)

Example of Fleck Stitch Wrong Side

Example of Fleck Stitch Wrong Side (Click for Larger)


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