How to Knit the Wicker Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the wicker stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate criss cross pattern with lots of texture. The wicker stitch would be great for gloves, scarves, and hats!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
RC
Right Cross
LC
Left Cross


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 13 sts + 4.

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Multiple of 13 sts + 4.

  • Row 1: p4, *k1, work left cross on 2 sts as follows: sl 1 to dp needle and hold in front of work, k1, k1 from dp needle, work 3 more left crosses, p4*; rep from * to *.
  • Row 2: k4, *p1, work right cross on 2 sts as follows: skip 1, p next st, p skipped st, drop original sts from left needle, work 3 more right crosses, k4*; rep from * to *.

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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