Star Cluster Stitch

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the star cluster stitch. This stitch creates a mesh like pattern with a lot of texture. The star cluster stitch would be great for scarves, blankets, and baby blankets!

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
ptbl
Purl Through the Back Loop
yo
Yarn Over
k2tog
Knit 2 Together
k2tog tbl
Knit 2 Together Through the Back Loop
wyib
With Yarn In Back
sl st
Slip Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Multiples of 4 + 2

  • Row 1: (Right Side): K1, *k2tog, (yo) twice, k2tog-tbl; rep from *, end k1.
  • Row 2: P2, *p1 (the first yo), p1-b (the second yo); Cluster the next 2 sts as follows: sl 2 wyib, bring yarn to front between needles, sl the same 2 sts back to left-hand needle, pass yarn to back between needles, sl the same 2 sts wyib again; rep from *, end p1, p1-b, p2.
  • Row 3: K3, *k2tog, (yo) twice, k2tog-b; rep from *, end k3.
  • Row 4: P2, *Cluster 2, p1, p1-b; rep from *, end Cluster 2, p2.

Repeat rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

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