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Chain Links Stitch Pattern | Knit with Aabhar

Pattern Description

Chain Links Stitch Pattern is another simple pattern made just by using the basic knit and purl stitches. It is also referred to as a Mosaic stitch pattern, but to us, it literally looks like chains linked together!

The purl stitches used in this create a wonderful texture, which resembles what we usually see in knit cable patterns. As it looks like a cable knit pattern, you can get a look at intertwining cables without having to work on making the super-complicated cable stitches.

This Chain Links free knit pattern is perfect for designing patterns for socks, vests & pullovers because of the vertical stripe look. 

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Pattern Details

Skill Level

Row Count

Pattern Repeat
Multiple of 10 + 7

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This free knit pattern is written in US terms. You can also check out other common knit abbreviations

COCast on
RSRight side
st (s)Stitch (es)
WSWrong side

Pattern Instructions

CO Multiple of 10 + 7.

Row 1:(RS) – p3, * k1, p3, k1, p1, k1, p3; rep from * to last 4 sts, k1, p3.
Row 2:k3, * p1, k3, p1, k1, p1, k3; rep from * to last 4 sts, p1, k3.
Row 3:rep Row 1.
Row 4:rep Row 2.
Row 5:p2, * k1, p1, k1, p3, k1, p3; rep from * to last 5 sts, k1, p1, k1, p2.
Row 6:k2, * p1, k1, p1, k3, p1, k3; rep from * to last 5 sts, p1, k1, p1, k2.
Row 7:rep Row 5.
Row 8:rep Row 6.

Repeat this free knit pattern (8 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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