List of knitting stitches

This is a list of knitting stitches. Common knitting abbreviations as used in patterns are shown in parentheses.

Cable-knit
Demonstration of stitches.

Individual stitchesEdit

Variations

IncreasesEdit

  • Yarn over (yo)
  • Dip stitch which can be either
    • A raised increase, knitting into row below (k-b, k 1 b)
    • A lifted increase, knitting into the yarn between the stitches (inc, m1)
  • Knit front and back (kfb)
  • Purl front and back (, pass slipped stitch over (S1, K1, PSSO) for a left-leaning decrease.
  • Knit two together through the back loops (K2tog tbl) for a left-leaning decrease.

Stitch patternsEdit

Knit and purlEdit

Basic

Variations

RibEdit

  • English rib (or mistake rib or uneven rib)[1][2]
  • Farrow rib[3]
  • Fisherman's Rib stitch
 
a swatch of fisherman's rib stitch


Eyelet and laceEdit

Cable and twistEdit

Slipped stitch patternsEdit

  • Crossed stitch[5]
  • Herringbone stitch[6]
  • Linen stitch is a pattern that creates a tightly knit fabric that resembles woven linen. Tailored garments are especially suited for the linen stitch. It is a durable stitch, and is often used to reinforce the heels of hand-knitted socks. It includes knit and purl stitches, as well as slipped stitches.[7]
  • Loop stitch[8]

OtherEdit

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vasquez, Johnny (June 26, 2012). "The Uneven Rib Stitch". New Stitch a Day. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  2. ^ Vasquez, Johnny (April 20, 2015). "The Mistake Rib Stitch". New Stitch a Day. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  3. ^ Vasquez, Johnny (October 24, 2011). "The Farrow Rib Stitch". New Stitch a Day. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  4. ^ Lyons, Elaine. "Raspberries". Knitting Fool. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  5. ^ Vasquez, Johnny (September 18, 2012). "The Small Quilted Cross Stitch". New Stitch a Day. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  6. ^ Vasquez, Johnny (February 22, 2011). "How to Knit The Horizontal Herringbone Stitch". New Stitch a Day. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  7. ^ Virginia Colton, ed. (1979). Reader's Digest Complete Guide to Needlework. Montreal: The Reader's Digest Association Canada. pp. 301. ISBN 0888500858.
  8. ^ Vasquez, Johnny (April 3, 2012). "The Loop Stitch". New Stitch a Day. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  • Vogue Knitting Magazine (2012) Vogue Knitting Stitchionary Volume 1: Knit and Purl, Sixth&Spring Books. ISBN 978-1936096237
  • Walker, Barbara G (1998) A Treasury of Knitting Patterns, Schoolhouse Press. ISBN 978-0942018165

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