How to Knit the Knotted Boxes Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the knotted boxes stitch. This stitch creates an interesting boxed pattern. The knotted boxes stitch would be great for scarves, hats, and blankets!

Video Tutorial

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
K3tog
Knit Three Together Decrease


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 5

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

<li><b>Row 1:</div>
(Right Side): </b>K1, p3, *k3, p3; rep from * to last st, k1.</li>

<li><b>Row 2:</b>P1, k3, *p3, k3; rep from * to last st, p1.</li>

<li><b>Row 3:</b>K1, yo, k3tog, yo, *k3, yo, k3tog, yo; rep from * to last st, k1.</li>

<li><b>Row 4:</b>Purl.</li>

<li><b>Row 5:</b>K4, p3, *k3, p3; rep from * to last 4 sts, k4.</li>

<li><b>Row 6:</b>P4, k3, *p3, k3; rep from * to last 4 sts, p4</li>

<li><b>Row 7:</b>K4, yo, k3tog, yo, *k3, yo, k3tog, yo; rep from * to last 4 sts, k4.</li>

<li><b>Row 8:</b>Purl.</li>

Swatch Photos

Example of the Knotted Boxes Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Knotted Boxes Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Knotted Boxes Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Knotted Boxes Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)


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