The Tweed Stitch

Stitch Description

The Tweed Stitch is a great pattern for beginner knitters to help move beyond the normal knit and purl stitch. It creates a pebble like fabric that is unique in all of knitting. It’s deep texture makes it ideal for washcloths and sock soles or anything that needs durability.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
sl
Slip Stitch
wyif
With Yarn in Front
wyib
With Yarn in Back

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1 (RS): P2, *wyib, sl 1 purlwise, wyif, p1; rep from * to last st, p1
  • Row 2: K1, *wyif, sl 1 purlwise, wyib, k1; rep from * to end

Repeat these 2 rows until you have reached your desired length.

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