Wheatsheaf Stitch Pattern is an all-over textured pattern that looks like sheaves of wheat tied together. The intertwining cable-like pattern gives an appearance of stems of wheat sheaves with wheat kernels on the top. Although it looks difficult and complex, it is a fun pattern to knit.
It is a non-reversible pattern that creates a fabric with a medium texture. Wheatsheaf Stitch Pattern is ideal for home decor projects like afghans, pillows, blankets, and cushions.
Multiple of 12 + 8
This free knit pattern is written in US terms. You can also check out other common knit abbreviations.
|CB6||Slip next 3 sts onto a CN and leave at back of work, [KB1] 3 times from left hand needle, then k3 sts from CN.|
|KB1||Knit into back of next stitch|
|PB1||Purl into back of next stitch|
|st (s)||Stitch (es)|
CO Multiple of 12 + 8.
|Row 1:||(RS) – p7, * k3, [KB1] 3 times, p6; rep from * to last st, p1.|
|Row 2:||k7, * [PB1] 3 times, p3, k6; rep from * to last st, k1.|
|Row 3:||Rep Row 1.|
|Row 4:||Rep Row 2.|
|Row 5:||p7, * CB6, p6; rep from * to last st, p1.|
|Row 6:||k7, * p3, [PB1] 3 times, k6; rep from * to last st, k1.|
|Row 7:||p1, * k3, [KB1] 3 times, p6; rep from * to last 7 sts, k3, [KB1] 3 times, p1.|
|Row 8:||k1, * [PB1] 3 times, p3, k6; rep from * to last 7 sts, [PB1] 3 times, p3, k1.|
|Row 9:||Rep Row 7.|
|Row 10:||Rep Row 8.|
|Row 11:||p1, * CB6, p6; rep from * to last 7 sts, CB6, p1.|
|Row 12:||k1, * p3, [PB1] 3 times, k6; rep from * to. last 7 sts, p3, [PB1] 3 times, k1.|
Repeat this free knit pattern (12 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.
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