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Saturday, April 6, 2013

Saturday Stitch: Stepping Garter Stitch

Every Saturday I will share with you a new stitch.
Today's stitch is: Stepping Garter Stitch.

This pattern stitch is reversible; and is more textured on the right side; the garter stitches run diagonally in the other direction on the wrong side against a background of reverse stockinette.  Great for sweaters, scarves, throws, pillows etc. You need a stitch number multiple of 8 + 2 edge stitches. Repeat the pattern between the * as many times as you like.

Instructions :

Row 1 and all odd rows(RS): knit
Rows 2 and 4:  Edge st *k4, p4; rep from * to last st, edge st.
Rows 6 and 8: Edge st, k2, *p4, k4; rep from *, ending p4, k2, edge st.

Rows 10 and 12: Edge st, *p4, k4; rep from * to last, edge st.
Rows 14 and 16: Edge st, p2, *k4, p4, rep from *, ending k4, p2, edge st.

Difficulty level: Easy