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Cocoon (Pod) Stitch Pattern | Knit with Aabhar

Pattern Description

The Cocoon (Pod) Stitch knitting pattern features regular raised embossed seed or bobble-like shapes nestled between the wavy stitches. It combines different types of knitting techniques, including bobbles, increases, decreases, ribbing, and reverse stockinette stitches.

You can knit this pattern with any type of yarn; it even looks gorgeous in a bulky yarn. The textured knitting pattern is perfect for many projects, ranging from wearables like cowls to home decor projects like cushion covers.

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Pattern Details

Skill Level

Row Count

Pattern Repeat
(Multiple of 8) + 1 stitch

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

COCast on
p3togPurl three stitches together
pssoPass slipped stitches over
RSRight side
slSlip purlwise
st (s)Stitch (es)
WSWrong side

Special stitches:

m1 (Make one) – insert the left needle into the loop between the purl st and knit st from front, lift it on the left needle as a stitch, then knit it.

dec-5 (Decrease 5) – sl 2, p3tog, psso.

Pattern Instructions

CO (Multiple of 8 stitches) + 1 stitch. For example, you can cast on (8 x 3) + 1 = 25 stitches to knit a sample swatch.

Row 1 (WS):p1, * k1, p1, k5, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 2:k1, * p5, k1, p1, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 3:p1, * m1, (k1, p1, k1) in next st, m1, p1, dec-5, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 4:k1, * p1, k1, p5, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 5:p1, * k5, p1, k1, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 6:Rep Row 4.
Row 7:Rep Row 5.
Row 8:Rep Row 4.
Row 9:p1, * dec-5, p1, m1, (k1, p1, k1) in next st, m1, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 10:Rep Row 2.
Row 11:Rep Row 1.
Row 12:Rep Row 2.

Repeat these free knitting pattern instructions (8 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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