Peppercorn Stitch

Stitch Description

The Peppercorn Stitch creates a delightful mini bobble texture that adds depth to any fabric. It’s a good choice for throws, pillows, scarves and bags.

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
k tbl
Knit Through the Back Loop
Slip Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 3

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 3

  • Row 1 (RS): K3, *(peppercorn stitch: k1, [sl st back to main needle, k tbl] 3x), k3; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: Purl all sts.
  • Row 3: K1, *(peppercorn stitch: k1, [sl st back to main needle, k tbl] 3x), k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, peppercorn stitch, k1.
  • Row 4: Purl all sts.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

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