Tag: slip stitch

The Cupido Stitch

The Cupido Stitch uses slipped stitches over a garter stitch base to create a nice textured fabric. The slipped stitches are staggered in a stair stepped arrangement which will add a lot of visual interest when used in things items like scarves or cowls and even blankets and pillows.

The Basket Rib Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the basket rib stitch. This technique is a rib stitch similar to a 1x1 rib, that creates a grid or waffle like pattern. It is great as an alternative to a regular 1x1 rib, but it does not have …

The Garter Slip Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the garter slip stitch stitch. This stitch creates a beautiful textured pattern. The garter slip stitch stitch would be great for baby booties, cowls, and hats!

The Whelk Stitch

The Whelk Stitch is a slip stitch pattern which creates a waffle-like textured fabric. It’s a fantastic choice for men’s wear, as well as washcloths and blankets.

The Smock Stitch

The Smock stitch creates a raised diamond pattern that will give an interesting texture to designs like pullovers and bags. Also known as: smocking stitch.

With Yarn in Back (wyib)

The With Yarn in Back instruction (abbreviated as wyib) is found generally in pattern where you slip a stitch. The abbreviation is really quite straightforward: it literally means that you bring your yarn to the back of the work. This instruction is used to distinguish points in your pattern where …

Faux Cable Edging Stitch

The Faux Cable Edging is a delicate mock cable rib. Using slipped stitches and eyelets, it is a simple stitch with a lot of visual payoff. With it's vintage look, it would work well at the hem and cuffs of a cardigan or on babywear.

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