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.

  • 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.

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