Knot stitch is a textured knitting pattern quite visually similar to the Diagonal Knot knitting stitch. It also features star-shaped knots arranged in a lattice. You can make this pattern in single color or two colors to make alternating rows of knots.
This knitting pattern creates a tightly knit, dense fabric, and it is perfect for knitting purses, sweaters, and scarves.
(Multiple of 2) + 1
Instructions for this free knitting pattern are written in US terms. You can also check out other common knit abbreviations.
|k2tog||Knit two stitches together|
|p2tog||Purl two stitches together|
|st (s)||Stitch (es)|
p2k2-tog: p2tog without slipping sts off left needle, then k2tog the same 2 sts.
CO (Multiple of 2 stitches) + 1 stitch. For example, you can cast on (2 x 10) + 1 = 21 stitches to knit a sample swatch.
|Row 1 (RS):||[Color A]: Knit.|
|Row 2:||[Color A]: k1, * p2k2-tog; rep from * to end.|
|Row 3:||[Color B]: Knit.|
|Row 4:||[Color B]: * p2k2-tog; rep from * to last st, k1.|
Repeat these free knitting pattern instructions (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‘:
- Pillared Knot Stitch Pattern
- Checkerboard Leaf Stitch Pattern
- Little Hourglass Rib Stitch Pattern
- Horizontal Herringbone Stitch
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