The Zig Zag Stockinette Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #180

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the zig zag stockinette stitch. This stitch uses a twisted knit stitch to create a very subtle texture. The zig zag stockinette stitch is a great way to add subdued texture and a earthy feel to sweaters, skirts, pillows and afghans.

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

P
Purl Stitch
ktbl
Knit Through the Back Loop


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Any number of stitches

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Any number of stitches

  • Row 1: Knit all sts through the back loop.
  • Row 2: Purl
  • Repeat rows 1-2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Zig Zag Stockinette Stitch Right Side

Example of the Zig Zag Stockinette Stitch Right Side (Click for Larger)

Example of the Zig Zag Stockinette Stitch Wrong Side

Example of the Zig Zag Stockinette Stitch Wrong Side (Click for Larger)


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