Stitch Attribute: Columns

The Mosaic Stitch

The mosaic stitch is a simple knit and purl pattern that creates textured columns of stitches. It's an easy beginner knitting stitch pattern.

The Floating Snake Cable Stitch

The floating snake cable stitch creates a fabric with delicate ribs, punctuated by vertical zig zag cables. These cables are bordered by columns of twisted stockinette that provide a braided accent.

The Purse Lace Stitch

The Purse Lace Stitch is a simple lace pattern with strong vertical lines. It is great for large pieces of fabric like afghans and pillows, or scarves.

The Russian Stitch

The Russian stitch is a mosaic colorwork pattern. It creates a fabric of zig zagging columns of contrasting color. Using only one color at a time and slipped stitches, this bold graphic design is easy to make.

The Bead Stitch

The bead stitch is a lace knitting pattern with a unique texture. It creates an interesting fabric of interwoven segments with an organic feel. These segments are reminiscent of strands of beads or links in a watch chain.

The Medallion Rib Stitch

The medallion rib stitch consists of horizontal welts bordered by cabled columns. The resulting fabric looks like fancy ladders line up next to each other.

The Pucker Cable Stitch

The Pucker Cable stitch pattern creates a fabric of stacked rings. These mock cables make little holes in the fabric. The result is columns of circles that look great in large projects.

The Alternating Twists Stitch

This simple cable stitch is composed of two mirrored columns. Using slipped stitches and an odd stitch count, the textured fabric created is great for scarves, hats, and mittens.

The 6-Stitch Spiral Cable

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the 6-stitch spiral cable stitch. This stitch uses simple cable techniques to create a complicated-looking cable motif. The 6-stitch spiral cable stitch would be great for aran sweaters, book covers, and home decor items!

Crochet Stitches

Bobbles & Puffs Chevrons & Ripples Colorwork Edgings Lace & Shells Squares & Motifs Textured & Plain Tunisian Crochet

Crochet Techniques

Abbreviations Foundation Chains Seaming Shaping Tips & Tricks

Knitting Stitches

Cables & Arans Colorwork Edgings Knits & Purls Lace & Eyelets Ribbing Shapes & Motifs Slipped Stitches

Knitting Techniques

Abbreviations Bind Offs Cast Ons Finishing Techniques Fixing Mistakes Shaping Tips & Tricks