How to Knit the Grand Trefoil Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the grand trefoil stitch. This stitch creates a fancy lace design with lots of texture. The grand trefoil stitch would be great for scarves, shawls, and cowls!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k2tog
Knit 2 Together
yo
Yarn Over

DL
Drop Loop – Drop the 2nd loop of the double yo of previous row off the needle. The 1st loop is already knitted.


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 3

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 5 sts +3

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 5 + 3.

  • Prep Row: k3, *(yo) twice, k2tog, k3; rep from *.
  • Row 1: k5, *DL, (yo) twice, k2tog, k3; rep from *, end last rep k1.
  • Row 2: k3, *DL, k2, (yo) twice, k2tog, k1; rep from *.
  • Row 3: k3, *DL, (yo) twice, k2tog, k3; rep from *.

Repeat rows 1-3 until you have reached your desired length.

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