How to Knit the Ridge and Hole Stitch

How to Knit the Ridge and Hole Pattern Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the ridge and hole stitch. This stitch creates a delicate mesh design. The ridge and hole stitch would be great for cowls, shawls, and hats!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

A Pair of Knitting Needles


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Knit Stitch – K
Purl Stitch-p
Purl 2 Together-P2tog
Yarn Round Needle-yrn

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On:Multiple of 2 + 1 sts.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Note

    Sts should only be counted after the 1st, 3rd or 4th rows of this pattern.

  2. Row 1

    (Right Side): Purl.

  3. Row 2

    *P2tog; rep from * to last st, p1.

  4. Row 3

    P1, *purl through horizontal strand of yarn lying between stitch just worked and next st, p1; rep from * to end.

  5. Row 4

    P1, *yrn, p2tog; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1-4 until you reach your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Ridge and Hole Pattern Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Ridge and Hole Pattern Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Ridge and Hole Pattern Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Ridge and Hole Pattern Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

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