This stitch is more complicated than it appears. Using only two rows it manages to create an intricate, almost woven style fabric that looks quite unique. The portcullis stitch is easy to mess up, so pay close attention to what you are doing. Looks great in blankets, scarves, and hats.
Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 2
- Row 1 (Wrong Side): Purl
- Row 2: K2tog, *(k1, yo, k1) in the same st, sl 1-k2tog-psso; rep from *, end (k1, yo, k1) in the same stitch, ssk
Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.