The Two Stitch Gather (k2tog f&b) Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #211

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the two stitch gather stitch. This technique creates a unique pulled stitch. The two stitch gather stitch creates a nice lattice-like stitch if worked in rows.

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

k2tog
Knit 2 Together
k2tog tbl
Knit 2 Together Through the Back Loop
k2tog f&b
Knit 2 Together Front and Back- knit 2 sts tog, but do not take them off the left hand needle. Then knit the 2 sts again through the back loops.


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

  • Step 1: K2tog, leave sts on needle
  • Step 2: Come back around to back side and insert needle into the back loop, K2tog tbl
  • Step 3: Remove both stitches from needle
  • Swatch Photos

    Example of the Two Stitch Gather Stitch

    Example of the Two Stitch Gather Stitch (Click for Larger)


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