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Knit with Aabhar – Parallelogram Check Stitch

Pattern Description


Parallelogram Check Stitch Pattern creates a beautiful texture with horizontal parallelogram shapes interconnected together. It’s an easy combination of knit and purl stitches repeated over 6 rows.

Here’s a fantastic fact about this free knit pattern – it’s a reversible pattern! When you flip the pattern, the knits become purls, and the purls become knits. Because of its reversible texture, the free knit Parallelogram Check Pattern is ideal for making pillows, scarves & blankets.

The Parallelogram Check Stitch Pattern has a brick-check-like appearance with slanting sides and horizontal top and bottom. There is another similar stitch pattern, Vertical Parallelogram Check, that features slanting top and bottom edges while the sides are vertical in orientation. We will cover it in more detail on a later date.

Pattern Details


Skill Level
Easy

Row Count
6

Pattern Repeat
Multiple of 10

Parallelogram Stitch Pattern Knit Chart

Abbreviations


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

COCast on
kKnit
pPurl
repRepeat
RSRight side
st (s)Stitch (es)
WSWrong side

Pattern Instructions


CO Multiple of 10.

Row 1:(RS) – * k5, p5; rep from * to end.
Row 2:k4, * p5, k5; rep from * to last 6 sts, p5, k1.
Row 3:p2, * k5, p5; rep from * to last 8 sts, k5, p3.
Row 4:k2, * p5, k5; rep from * to last 8 sts, p5, k3.
Row 5:p4, * k5, p5; rep from * to last 6 sts, k5, p1.
Row 6:* p5, k5; rep from * to end.

Repeat this free knit pattern (6 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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