Flower Ridge Stitch is a beautiful knitting pattern with loops creating a flower-like motif arranged in vertical columns. It is a slightly complex pattern requiring an understanding of basic knitting stitches and a special stitch, the draw loop, which essentially creates the flowers’ loops.
The Flower Ridge Stitch Knitting Pattern is a textured pattern that creates a fabric that is not reversible. This knitting pattern will be perfect for home decor projects such as pillows and cushions.
(Multiple of 6) + 1
This free knit pattern is written in US terms. You can also check out other common knit abbreviations.
|k2tog||Knit 2 stitches together|
|ssk||Slip 2 stitches knit-wise, knit these 2 stitches together through back loops|
|st (s)||Stitch (es)|
draw-loop: Yarn backward, insert the right knitting needle from front to back in the next knit stitch from 4 rows below and draw up a loop by wrapping yarn around the needle as if to knit.
CO (Multiple of 6) + 1. For example, you can cast on (6 x 3) + 1 = 19 stitches to knit a sample swatch.
|Foundation Row 1:||p1, * p2, k1, p3; rep from * to end.|
|Foundation Row 2:||k1, * k2, p1, k3; rep from * to end.|
|Row 1 (RS):||p1, * p2, k1, p3; rep from * to end.|
|Row 2:||k1, * k2, p1, k3; rep from * to end.|
|Row 3:||p1, * draw-loop, k1, p2, draw-loop, p1; rep from * to end.|
|Row 4:||k1, * k2tog, k1, p1, k1, ssk, k1; rep from * to end.|
Repeat this free knit pattern (4 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.
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Check out other easy-to-learn, beginner-friendly ‘Textured Knitting Patterns‘:
- Pyramid Stitch Pattern
- Checkerboard Leaf Stitch Pattern
- Diagonal Knot Stitch Pattern
- Embossed Trellis Stitch
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