List of knitting stitches

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Cable-knit
Demonstration of stitches.

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

Individual Stitches[edit]

Variations

Increases[edit]

Main article: Increase (knitting)

- 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 (kfb)
  • Make 1 (m1) by creating half-hitch loop on right needle

Decreases[edit]

Main article: Decrease (knitting)
  • Knit 2 Togeather (k2tog)for a right-leaning decrease
  • Purl 2 Togeather (p2tog)
  • Slip, slip, knit (ssk) for a left-leaning decrease
  • Slip one, knit one, 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 Patterns[edit]

Knit and Purl[edit]

Basic

Variations

Rib[edit]

  • Farrow rib[1]

Eyelet and Lace[edit]

Cable and Twist[edit]

Sliped Stitch Patterns[edit]

Other[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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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