The Linen Stitch

Stitch Description

The Linen Stitch simulates a woven fabric like linen by alternating wrapped stitches over slip stitches. The result is a tight dense fabric that is very sturdy and durable. It’s great for scarves, pot holders, bags, and jackets.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
sl
Slip Stitch
wyif
With Yarn In Front
wyib
With Yarn In Back


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2

  • Row 1: *K1, wyif, sl 1, wyib; Rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: *P1, wyib, sl 1, wyif; Rep from * to end.

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

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