The Garter Stitch Edging :: Knitting Stitch #238

How to Knit the Garter Stitch Edging Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern


This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the garter stitch edging. The garter stitch edging would be great for edging any project!

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern


Stitch Pattern Details


Skill Level

Intermediate

Row Count

8

Stitch Repeat

Worked over 10 sts

Stitch Pattern Instructions


Cast On: Worked over 10 sts

  • Note: Sts should only be counted after the 8th row.
  • Row 1: (Right side) K3, [yo, k2tog] twice, yo twice, k2tog, k1.
  • Row 2: K3, p1, k2, [yo, k2tog] twice, k1.
  • Row 3: K3, [yo, k2tog] twice, k1, yo twice, k2tog, k1.
  • Row 4: K3, p1, k3, [yo, k2tog] twice, k1.
  • Row 5: K3, [yo, k2tog] twice, k2, yo twice, k2tog, k1.
  • Row 6: K3, p1, k4, [yo, k2tog] twice, k1.
  • Row 7: K3, [yo, k2tog] twice, k6.
  • Row 8: Bind off 3 sts, k4 (not including st already on needle after binding off), [yo, k2tog] twice, k1.

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

Stitch Pattern Swatch Photos


Example of the Garter Stitch Edging Stitch. (Reversible)
Example of the Garter Stitch Edging Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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1 thoughts on “The Garter Stitch Edging :: Knitting Stitch #238

  1. Donna says:

    This edging is a very real possibility for the edging on the fingerless gloves I’m working on for my daughter.

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