Triple Wave Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

The Triple Wave stitch is a simple knit and purl stitch that creates a fabric with a subtle graphic texture. This panel stitch consists of a center section with rows of staggered blocks, suggesting little waves. It’s a great, easy knitting stitch for beginners.

Try the triple wave stitch in a scarf, mittens, or blanket.

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

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Stitch Repeat

Panel of 14 sts

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Worked over 14 sts on a background of St st.

  • Row 1 (Right Side): p3, k8, p3.
  • Row 2: [k1, p1] twice, k2, p2, k2, [p1, k1] twice.
  • Row 3: p3, k3, p2, k3, p3.
  • Row 4: k1, p1, k1, p8, k1, p1, k1.
  • Row 5: p3, k1, p2, k2, p2, k1, p3.
  • Row 6: k1, p1, k1, p3, k2, p3, k1, p1, k1.

Repeat rows 1-6 until you reach your desired length.

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