The Vertical Bar Line Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #151

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the vertical bar line stitch. This is a simple slip stitch pattern that gives your fabric an interesting, woven effect and would be great when used in an afghan or pillow.

Video Tutorial


Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch

Slip Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 2

  • Row 1 (RS): P2, *k2, p2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K2 * sl 2 purlwise wyib, k2; rep from * to end.
  • Repeat Rows 1-2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Vertical Bar Line Stitch Right SideExample of the Vertical Bar Line Stitch Wrong Side

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