The Granite Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #86

Stitch Description

The Granite Stitch pattern uses increases and decreases to create a textured ridged fabric. It’s a great choice for projects like blankets, washcloths, and bags.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k2tog
Knit Two Together


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2

  • Row 1: Knit all stitches
  • Row 2: *K2tog; rep from * to end
  • Row 3: *(K1, p1) into same stitch; rep from * to end
  • Row 4: Purl all stitches
  • Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Granite Stitch

Example of the Granite Stitch

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