How to Knit the Willow Edging Stitch

How to Crochet the Willow Edging Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the willow edging stitch. This stitch would be great for all of your edging projects!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


Mountain Meadow Wool

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Knit Stitch – K
Purl Stitch-p
Knit 2 Together-k2tog
Yarn Over-yo

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On:Cast on 10 sts.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Note

    Sts should only be counted after the 8th row.

  2. Row 1

    (Right Side): sl 1, k2, yo, k2tog, *yo twice, k2tog; rep from * once more, k1.

  3. Row 2

    k3, [p1, k2] twice, yo, k2tog, k1.

  4. Row 3

    sl 1, k2, yo, k2tog, k2, *yo twice, k2tog; rep from * once more, k1.

  5. Row 4

    k3, p1, k2, p1, k4, yo, k2tog, k1.

  6. Row 5

    sl 1, k2, yo, k2tog, k4, *yo twice, k2tog; rep from * once more, k1.

  7. Row 6

    k3, p1, k2, p1, k6, yo, k2tog, k1.

  8. Row 7

    sl 1, k2, yo, k2tog, k11.

  9. Row 8

    bind off 6 sts, k6 (not including st already on needle after binding off), yo, k2tog, k1.

Repeat rows 1-8 until you reach your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Willow Edging Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Willow Edging Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

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