The Simple Vertical Stripes Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #528

Stitch Description

The Simple Vertical Stripes stitch is a striking slipped stitch pattern. While it can be intimidating to knit vertical stripes, the slipped stitches break the process into bite-sized pieces. This stitch would look wonderful on a hat.

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Abbreviations

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


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 stitches

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 4 sts, Colors A and B

  • Row 1 (RS): With A, k1,* slip 2 wyib, k2; rep from *, end sl2, k1.
  • Row 2: With A, k1, *slip 2 wyif, p2; rep from *, end sl2, k1.
  • Row 3: With B, k1, *k2, slip 2 wyib; rep from *, end k3.
  • Row 4: With B, k1 *p2, slip 2wyif, p2, slip 2 wyif; rep from *, end p2, k1.

Repeat rows 1-4 to desired length.

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