The Roman Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #525

Stitch Description

The Roman Stitch provides a striking and simple pattern. Made using only knits and purls, it makes a great pattern for a novice knitter working to stretch their skills. Forming a subtle stripe pattern, it would look great on hats and sweaters.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 6

  Pattern Repeat 
An even number of sts

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: an even number of stitches.

  • Row 1 (rs): Knit.
  • Row 2: purl.
  • Row 3: knit.
  • Row 4: purl.
  • Row 5: *k1, p1; rep from * across.
  • Row 6: p1, k1; rep from * across.

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