The Knot Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #174

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the knot stitch. This stitch creates tightly knit diagonal rows of knots making for sophisticated texture. The knot stitch would be great for sweaters, hats, purses and scarves.

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
p2tog
Purl 2 Together


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1: (right side) knit
  • Row 2: k1, *p2tog without slipping sts off needle, then k tog the same sts; rep from *to end.
  • Row 3: knit
  • Row 4: *p2tog without slipping sts off needle, then k tog the same 2sts; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Knot Stitch Right Side

Example of the Knot Stitch Right Side (Click for Larger)

Example of the Knot Stitch Wrong Side

Example of the Knot Stitch Wrong Side (Click for Larger)


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