The Pleated Ruffle Edge Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #109

Stitch Description

The Pleated Ruffle Edge Stitch technique allows you to create a frilly beautiful edge to any garment. It’s great for sweater cuffs, top down socks, and blankets.

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Materials Used

Vanna’s Choice

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Addi Lace Click Interchangeable Needle Set

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Knit 2 Together

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 9

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 10 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 10 + 2

  • Row 1 (RS): K4, *p4, k6; rep from * end last rep k4
  • Row 2: P4, *k4, p6; rep from * end last rep p4
  • Row 3: K4, *p4, k6; rep from * end last rep k4
  • Row 4: P4, *k4, p6; rep from * end last rep p4
  • Row 5: K4, *p4, k6; rep from * end last rep k4
  • Row 6: P4, *k4, p6; rep from * end last rep p4
  • Row 7: K2, *sl next 2 (knit) sts to cn and hold to front, sl next 4 (purl) sts to RH needle hold in back, sl next 2 sts from LH needle to cn, sl the 4 purl sts back to the LH needle; holding the cn in front and the LH in back, Knit one st from the cn together with one st from the LH needle 4 times; K2, end K2
  • Row 8: K3, *k2tog, k4; rep from *, end k3
  • Row 9: Knit
  • Proceed to knit the rest of your garment.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Pleated Ruffle Edge Stitch

Example of the Pleated Ruffle Edge Stitch Wrong Side

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