How to Knit the Garter Slip Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the garter slip stitch stitch. This stitch creates a beautiful textured pattern. The garter slip stitch stitch would be great for baby booties, cowls, and hats!

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 2 sts + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Multiple of 2 sts + 1.

Cast On:Multiple of 2 sts + 1.

  • Row 1 (Right Side): Knit.
  • Row 2: Knit.
  • Row 3: k1, *sl 1 purlwise, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 4: k1, *yf, sl 1 purlwise, yb, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 5: Knit.
  • Row 6: Knit.
  • Row 7: k2, *sl 1 purlwise, k1; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 8: k2, *yf, sl 1 purlwise, yb, k1; rep from * to last st, k1.

Repeat rows 1-8 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Garter Slip Stitch. (Right Side)

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

Example of the Garter Slip Stitch. (Wrong Side)

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


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