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Wheatsheaf Stitch Pattern | Knit with Aabhar

Pattern Description

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.

Pattern Details

Skill Level

Row Count

Pattern Repeat
Multiple of 12 + 8

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

CNCable needle
COCast on
CB6Slip next 3 sts onto a CN and leave at back of work, [KB1] 3 times from left hand needle, then k3 sts from CN.
KB1Knit into back of next stitch
PB1Purl into back of next stitch
RSRight side
st (s)Stitch (es)
WSWrong side

Pattern Instructions

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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