How to Knit the Stockinette Chevron Stitch- an easy stitch that's ideal for throws and scarves!
This chevron stitch is easy to create and it looks amazing with self-striping yarn. It's very Missoni! It's created using knit and purl stitches with some increases and decreases.
If you're new to knitting, there are a few terms you may be unfamiliar with. I will explain them below and show you how they're done in the accompanying video.
KFB: Knit Front Back. This is an easy way to increase a stitch. You knit the stitch and then knit again in the back of the stitch. Once you've made the 2 stitches, you remove it from the needle.
S1 K1 psso: Slip 1, Knit 1, pass slip stitch over. Take the stitch and slip it from one needle to another. Knit the next stitch and remove from needle. Take the slipped stitch and put it over the knit stitch.
This pretty stitch is ideal for throws, scarves and blankets. Be sure to check back for some knitting patterns featuring the Stockinette Chevron stitch!
How to Knit the Stockinette Chevron Stitch
- Yarn in any weight from DK to Bulky with corresponding size single point needles.
Cast on a multiple of 14 and add two.
Row 1 (ws): Pirl all sts
Row 2 (rs): K, kfb, *k4, S1 K1 psso, k2tog, k4, kfb twice. Rep from * to last two sts. Kfb then k last st.
Repeat rows 1 and 2 for pattern.
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