How to Knit the Sliding Block Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the sliding block stitch. This stitch creates an interesting color work pattern. The sliding block stitch would be great for cowls, hats, and sweaters!

Video Tutorial

Materials Used


Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
With Yarn in Back – Hold the working yarn in back of the work, as to knit
With Yarn in Front – Hold the working yarn in front of the work, as to purl

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 6 stitches +3

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

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