Vertical Bar Line Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

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.

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 4 + 2

Stitch 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.

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2 thoughts on “Vertical Bar Line Stitch

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  2. Nekoeyes says:


    I wanted to know if you flatten the stitch? Since I get the bulky side on the ws and i barely see the vertical lines in the front?

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