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Knit with Aabhar – Zig Zag Loop Stitch Pattern

Pattern Description


Zig Zag Loop Stitch knitting pattern is a vertical arrangement of a zig zag chain embroidery stitch on a background of garter stitches. Just like the other loop knitting patterns, it prominently features the Right and Left Twist Loops.

The Zig Zag Loop Stitch is a slightly complex knitting pattern, and it will work gorgeously in home decor projects such as cushions, pillow covers, and even afghans. You can use yarn of any weight, but choosing a decorative yarn will affect the pattern appearance.

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Pattern Details


Skill Level
Intermediate

Row Count
8

Pattern Repeat
(Multiple of 4) + 2

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Abbreviations


Instructions for this free knitting pattern are written in US terms. You can also check out other common knit abbreviations

COCast on
kKnit
pPurl
repRepeat
RSRight side
slSlip purlwise
st (s)Stitch (es)
WSWrong side
wyibWith yarn in back
wyifWith yarn in front

Special stitches:

RTL (Right Twist Loop):

  1. sl 3 wyib, drop the next stitch off the left needle towards the front of your work.
  2. Transfer the slipped stitches back to the left needle, then pick up the dropped stitch with the left needle. k1 wrapping yarn twice around needle, k3.

LTL (Left Twist Loop):

  1. Drop the next stitch off the left needle towards the front of your work.
  2. k3, then pick up the dropped stitch with the left needle. k1 wrapping yarn twice around the needle.

Pattern Instructions


CO (Multiple of 4 sts) + 2 sts. For example, you can cast on (5 x 4) + 2 = 22 stitches to knit a sample swatch.

Row 1 (RS):k1, * k3, k1 wrapping yarn twice around needle; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 2:k1, * sl 1 wyif dropping extra loop, k3; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 3:k1, * k3, sl 1 wyib; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 4:k1, * sl 1 wyif, k3; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 5:k1, * RTL; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 6:k1, * k3, sl 1 wyif dropping extra loop; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 7:k1, * sl 1 wyib, k3; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 8:k1, * k3, sl 1 wyif; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 9:k1, * LTL; rep from * to last st, k1.

Repeat these free knitting pattern instructions (Rows 2 – 9) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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