• Faux Honeycomb Square Pattern https://killercrafts.co/2018/08/08/knit-sampler-blanket/ #knitting #knit #stitches #easy #beginner #how-to #honeycomb #yellow

    Faux Honeycomb Stitch

    Pros of the faux honeycomb stitch: It creates texture unlike the "real" honeycomb stitch, no cabling is needed it lays flat (though a  border is still recommended) Cons: it's difficult to avoid a jog while working in the round has a tendency to shrink vertically until well-blocked Shown in the image: 1/3 Skein I Love This Cotton yarn in Curry 4.5mm knitting needles Abbreviations: sl2: slip two stitches sl2wyif: slip two stitches while holding yarn in front Instructions: Cast on a multiple of 8 stitches +6. Rows 1, 3, 5, and 7: k2, sl2, *k6, sl2, repeat from * to last two stitches, k2 Rows 2, 4, and 6: k2,…

  • Chevron Stitch Pattern https://killercrafts.co/2018/08/08/knit-sampler-blanket/ #knitting #knit #stitches #chevron #easy #beginner #how-to #red

    Geometric Chevron Pattern

    Pros of the Chevron Stitch Pattern: It's great for beginner knitters, just knits and purls it creates a cool geometric pattern it's made of repeating rows Cons it doesn't lay quite flat, so you'll need a border tricky to knit in the round, because you have to use a multiple of 18 stitches.

  • dandelion stitch - how to knit the dandelion stitch - http://killercrafts.co/2018/05/24/dandelion-stitch/ #knitting #stitches

    Dandelion Stitch

    Pros of dandelion stitch: it's super easy once you get the hang of it it adds a pattern to any project since it's knit on stockinette stitch, it's easy to knit in the round Cons: it doesn't lay flat Free Pattern Link: Dandelion Scarf Step-by-step tutorial:

  • Long-slip stitch - easy textured knitting stitch - http://killercrafts.co/2018/05/23/long-slip-stitch/ #knitting #stitches #easy

    Long-Slip Stitch

    Pros of the long-slip stitch: it adds texture it creates a thick material it's simple, just knits, purls, and slips Cons: it doesn't lay flat What you need to know: This stitch is created by working in stockinette, and slipping every other stich in a row. Those slipped stitches will also be slipped in the following two rows, creating long slipped stitches (hence the name). sl1wyib: slip 1 stitch with yarn in back sl1wyif: slip 1 stitch with yarn in front   How to knit it: Cast on an odd number of stitches. Row 1 (rs): k1, *sl1wyib, k1, repeat from * to end of row Row 2 (ws): p1, *sl1wyif,…

  • basketweave stitch - cable knitting http://killercrafts.co/2018/05/23/basketweave-stitch/ #knitting #stitches #cables

    Basketweave Stitch

    Pros of Basketweave stitch: it has major texture it has a non-knitted look Cons: it doesn't lay flat it requires tons of cabling Stitches to know: c2f: slip two stitches onto cable needle and hold in front of work. Knit the following two stitches, then k2 from the cable needle. c2b: slip two stitches onto cable needle and hold behind work. Knit the following two stitches, then k2 from the cable needle.   CO a multiple of 4 stitches Row 1 (rs): c2f Row 2 (ws): purl Row 3: k2, c2b until last two stitches, k2 Row 4: purl repeat rows 1-4 until piece reaches desired length.

  • seersucker stitch - http://killercrafts.co/seersucker-stitch/ #knitting #stitches

    Seersucker Stitch

    Pros of seersucker stitch: it adds texture it repeats every 8 rows it creates a cool diamond pattern Cons: it doesn't lay quite flat it's tricky to work in the round CO a multiple of 4 stitches + 1 Row 1 (rs): k2, *p1, k3, repeat from * to last three stitches, p1, k2 Row 2 (ws): p2, *k1, p3, repeat from * to last three stitches, k1, p2 Row 3: *k1, p1, repeat from * to last stitch, k1 Row 4: *p1, k1, repeat from * to last stitch, p1 Row 5: *p1, k3, repeat from * to last stitch, p1 Row 6: *k1, p3, repeat from * to last stitch,…

  • linen stitch - http://killercrafts.co/linen-stitch/ #knitting #stitches

    Linen Stitch

    Pros of linen stitch: it lays flat it creates an interesting, non-knitted look knits well in the round The back has a cool, bumpy texture as well Cons: it's a slow knit stitch, meaning it takes many rows to build length Knitting flat: CO an even number of stitches Row 1 (rs): *k1, slip one with yarn in front, repeat from * to end of row Row 2 (ws): *p1, slip one with yarn in back, repeat from * to end of row   Knitting in the round: CO an odd number of stitches. *k1, slip one with yarn in front, repeat from * until piece reaches desired length. The…

  • garter stitch - http://killercrafts.co/garter-stitch/ #knitting #stitches #easy

    Garter Stitch

    Pros of garter stitch: it's super simple, just knit! it lays flat thick texture Cons: a bit tricky to work in the round without jogging When working flat, knit every row (right side and wrong side). When working in the round, alternate between knitting and purling rows. This stitch is often used as a border for stitches that curl.

  • double moss stitch - knitting stitch for beginners http://killercrafts.co/double-moss-stitch/

    Double Moss Stitch

    The perks of double moss stitch: it lays flat (the edges don't curl) it is reversible it is simple, just four rows repeating! Cons: it's tricky to work in the round it is often confused for moss or seed stitch. So if a pattern calls for any of these, read it carefully to ensure you use the right one. Even number of stitches: Rows 1 and 2: *k1, p1, repeat from * to end of row. Rows 3 and 4: *p1, k1, repeat from * to end of row. Repeat the above rows until piece reaches desired length.   Odd number of stitches: Row 1: k1, *p1, k1, repeat from…

  • diamond seed stitch - http://killercrafts.co/diamond-seed-stitch/ #knitting #stitches

    Diamond Seed Stitch

    Pros of diamond seed stitch: it's super simple it adds texture it adds a pattern Cons: it can be tricky to work in the round it doesn't lay flat CO a multiple of 10 stitches + 1 Row 1 (rs): *k5, p1, k4, repeat from * to last stitch, k1 Row 2 (ws): *p4, k1, p1, k1, p3, repeat from * to last stitch, p1 Row 3: *k3, p1, k3, p1, k2, repeat from * to last stitch, k1 Row 4: *p2, k1, p5, k1, p1, repeat from * to last stitch, p1 Row 5: *k1, p1, k7, p1, repeat from * to last stitch, k1 Row 6: *k1, p9, …