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Pillar Stitch Pattern | Knit with Aabhar

Pattern Description

Pillar Stitch Pattern is a beginner-friendly pattern that looks elegant and complex but is quite simple to knit. The columns of purl stitches are the pillars with a crossing yarn over creating a horizontal row in the pattern. It is also popularly referred to as Bamboo Stitch as it is very similar in appearance with a forest full of bamboo stalks.

This pattern creates a nice textured knitted fabric that resembles an all-over ribbing pattern. It is a perfect knitting pattern for large projects such as blankets, afghans, and men’s pullovers.

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Pattern Details

Skill Level

Row Count

Pattern Repeat
Multiple of 2

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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
yoYarn over

Pattern Instructions

CO Multiple of 3 + 1.

Row 1:(RS) – Purl.
Row 2:k1, * yo, k2, pass yo over k2; rep from * to last st, k1.

Repeat this free knit pattern (2 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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