Textured Basketweave Knitting Stitch is a beautifully textured pattern that resembles a woven basket. There are several other variations of the basketweave knitting patterns, including the Large Basket Weave Stitch and the Basketweave Stitch, with variations on how the weaving is represented. Although it is a basic knit and purl pattern, it is slightly tricky to knit.
The knitted fabric is thick and durable, making it perfect for home decor projects and blankets. You can also design book covers or laptop sleeves with Textured Basketweave Stitch to provide the necessary protection for your treasures.
(Multiple of 8) + 6 + 2 edge stitches
Instructions for this free knitting pattern are written in US terms. You can also check out other common knit abbreviations.
|st (s)||Stitch (es)|
|wyib||With yarn in back|
|wyif||With yarn in front|
CO (Multiple of 8) + 6 + 2 edge stitches. For example, you can cast on (8 x 2) + 6 + 2 edge stitches = 24 stitches to knit a sample swatch.
|Row 1 (WS):||edge st, Purl, edge st.|
|Row 2:||edge st, Knit, edge st.|
|Row 3:||edge st, * k6, sl 2 sts tog wyif; rep from * to last 7 sts, k6, edge st.|
|Row 4:||edge st, * p6, sl 2 sts tog wyib; rep from * to last 7 sts, p6, edge st.|
|Row 5:||Rep Row 3.|
|Row 6:||Rep Row 4.|
|Row 7:||Rep Row 1.|
|Row 8:||Rep Row 2.|
|Row 9:||edge st, k2, * sl 2 sts tog wyif, k6; rep from * to last 5 sts, sl 2 sts tog wyif, k2, edge st.|
|Row 10:||edge st, p2, * sl 2 sts tog wyib, p6; rep from * to last 5 sts, sl 2 sts tog wyib, p2, edge st.|
|Row 11:||Rep Row 9.|
|Row 12:||Rep Row 10.|
Repeat these free knitting pattern instructions (12 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
- Flower Ridge Stitch Pattern
- Raised Paving Stitch Pattern
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