Knit-Purl Combinations: Pattern 3 - Herringbone Texture

Knit Purl Combinations Create Herringbone Pattern

Only knit  and purl stitches are used to make up this herringbone texture knitting stitch and isn't too tricky for beginners, like myself.

Knitting instructions:
Cast on: multiple of 16 + 1 stitches.
Row 1: (right side): (K2, p2) twice,  k1, p2, k2, p2, *k3, p2, k2, p2, k1, p2, k2, p2; rep from * to last 2 stitches, k2
Row 2: P1, *k2, p2, k2, p3, k2, p2, k2, p1; rep from * to end
Row 3: K1, *p1, k2, p2, k5, p2, k2, p1, k1, ; rep from * to end
Row 4: P3, k2, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k2, *p5, k2, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k2; rep from * to last 3 stitches, p3
Repeat rows 1 -> 4 until desired length, ending with Row 2. Then Bind off

Abbreviations:
Knit stitch: K
Purl stitch: P
 Knit - Purl Combinations: Herringbone Texture
Herringbone Texture: Wrong side
Knit Purl Combinations Create Herringbone Pattern

Only knit  and purl stitches are used to make up this herringbone texture knitting stitch and isn't too tricky for beginners, like myself.

Knitting instructions:
Cast on: multiple of 16 + 1 stitches.
Row 1: (right side): (K2, p2) twice,  k1, p2, k2, p2, *k3, p2, k2, p2, k1, p2, k2, p2; rep from * to last 2 stitches, k2
Row 2: P1, *k2, p2, k2, p3, k2, p2, k2, p1; rep from * to end
Row 3: K1, *p1, k2, p2, k5, p2, k2, p1, k1, ; rep from * to end
Row 4: P3, k2, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k2, *p5, k2, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k2; rep from * to last 3 stitches, p3
Repeat rows 1 -> 4 until desired length, ending with Row 2. Then Bind off

Abbreviations:
Knit stitch: K
Purl stitch: P
 Knit - Purl Combinations: Herringbone Texture
Herringbone Texture: Wrong side

Spring Knitting Stitch

Spring sttich |  knittingunlimited.blogspot.com That looks amazing and a bit time consuming but well worth it.

That looks amazing and a bit time consuming but well worth it.

Yarn shown in this swatch: Red Heart Super Saver
Needle Size: 5.0mm

How to: Spring stitch.
(Put yarn to back of work)
- Insert the right needle into the next stitch on the left needle.
- Wrapping the yarn around two needles 10 times.
- Knit stitch normally then bring new stitch out through these loops.
- Thumb and forefinger of right hand, squeeze these loops and drag it.
- Holding a working thread and pull it

How to  Spring Knitting Stitch

To make this pattern, cast on a multiple of 4 sts
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2: Purl
Row 3; Knit
Row 4: Purl 1, * spring stitch, knit 1, purl 2; repeat from * to last 3 sts; spring stitch, knit 1, purl 1.
Row 5: Knit.
Row 6: Purl 3; * spring stitch, knit 1, purl 2; repeat from * to last 5 sts, spring stitch, knit 1, purl 3.
Repeat rows 3 to 6 till necessary for completing your project.

Spring sttich |  knittingunlimited.blogspot.com That looks amazing and a bit time consuming but well worth it.

That looks amazing and a bit time consuming but well worth it.

Yarn shown in this swatch: Red Heart Super Saver
Needle Size: 5.0mm

How to: Spring stitch.
(Put yarn to back of work)
- Insert the right needle into the next stitch on the left needle.
- Wrapping the yarn around two needles 10 times.
- Knit stitch normally then bring new stitch out through these loops.
- Thumb and forefinger of right hand, squeeze these loops and drag it.
- Holding a working thread and pull it

How to  Spring Knitting Stitch

To make this pattern, cast on a multiple of 4 sts
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2: Purl
Row 3; Knit
Row 4: Purl 1, * spring stitch, knit 1, purl 2; repeat from * to last 3 sts; spring stitch, knit 1, purl 1.
Row 5: Knit.
Row 6: Purl 3; * spring stitch, knit 1, purl 2; repeat from * to last 5 sts, spring stitch, knit 1, purl 3.
Repeat rows 3 to 6 till necessary for completing your project.

Dandelion Flower Knitting Stitch

A beautiful knitting stitch creating amazing dandelion flowers

Dandelion flower stitch is a bit more time consuming and it might be a bit more challenging to beginners, but the end result is worth the effort.

The stitch is a bit more time consuming and it might be a bit more challenging to beginners

A beautiful knitting stitch creating amazing dandelion flowers. The stitch is a bit more time consuming and it might be a bit more challenging to beginners, but the end result is worth the effort.  It is great for scarves, shawls, blankets and baby girl sweaters. 

For written instructions, please visit link below:
http://www.knittingfool.com/StitchIndex/StitchDetail.aspx?StitchID=2818

A beautiful knitting stitch creating amazing dandelion flowers

Dandelion flower stitch is a bit more time consuming and it might be a bit more challenging to beginners, but the end result is worth the effort.

The stitch is a bit more time consuming and it might be a bit more challenging to beginners

A beautiful knitting stitch creating amazing dandelion flowers. The stitch is a bit more time consuming and it might be a bit more challenging to beginners, but the end result is worth the effort.  It is great for scarves, shawls, blankets and baby girl sweaters. 

For written instructions, please visit link below:
http://www.knittingfool.com/StitchIndex/StitchDetail.aspx?StitchID=2818

Shells on Garter-stitch Background

The shells on a garter stitch background  |  It is a unique stitch that will give your project a wonderful textured look. This knitting pattern is quite difficult to do if you are a knitting beginner.

Here's what it looks like from behind
Shells on Garter-Stitch Background  - Wrong side

Yarrn shown in this swatch: Katia baby yarn. Size: 2.25mm.

Techniques used.
Knit, purl: K, P
Purl 2 sts together: P2tog.
Purl 2 sts together through the back loop: P2tog-tbl
How to knit the shell stitch.
- (Insert right-hand needle into the front of the stitch 5 rows below the 3rd stitch on the left hand needle, and draw through a long loop; slip this loop onto the right-hand needle, then knit the next stitch) 6 times, taking all 6 loops from the same stitch below.
PATTERN (no garter stitch border).
With color A, cast on 44 sts (a multiple of 14 sts  plus 2 additional sts) and knit one row.
Rows 1 through 6: With color B, knit all sts.
Row 7 - Right side: With color A, k9, * shell stitch, k8; repeat from * to last 7 sts, shell stitch, k1.
Row 8: With color A, k1, * (p2tog-tbl) 3 times, p1, (p2tog) 3 times, k7; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Rows 9 through 14: With color B, knit all sts.
Row 15: With color A, k2, * shell stitch, k8; repeat from * to end.
Row 16: With color A, k1, * k7, (p2tog-tbl) 3 times, p1, (p2tog) 3 times; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Repeat rows 1 - 16 till necessary for completing your project.

 
The shells on a garter stitch background  |  It is a unique stitch that will give your project a wonderful textured look. This knitting pattern is quite difficult to do if you are a knitting beginner.

Here's what it looks like from behind
Shells on Garter-Stitch Background  - Wrong side

Yarrn shown in this swatch: Katia baby yarn. Size: 2.25mm.

Techniques used.
Knit, purl: K, P
Purl 2 sts together: P2tog.
Purl 2 sts together through the back loop: P2tog-tbl
How to knit the shell stitch.
- (Insert right-hand needle into the front of the stitch 5 rows below the 3rd stitch on the left hand needle, and draw through a long loop; slip this loop onto the right-hand needle, then knit the next stitch) 6 times, taking all 6 loops from the same stitch below.
PATTERN (no garter stitch border).
With color A, cast on 44 sts (a multiple of 14 sts  plus 2 additional sts) and knit one row.
Rows 1 through 6: With color B, knit all sts.
Row 7 - Right side: With color A, k9, * shell stitch, k8; repeat from * to last 7 sts, shell stitch, k1.
Row 8: With color A, k1, * (p2tog-tbl) 3 times, p1, (p2tog) 3 times, k7; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Rows 9 through 14: With color B, knit all sts.
Row 15: With color A, k2, * shell stitch, k8; repeat from * to end.
Row 16: With color A, k1, * k7, (p2tog-tbl) 3 times, p1, (p2tog) 3 times; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Repeat rows 1 - 16 till necessary for completing your project.

 

Two-color Diamond Quilting Pattern


Yarn shown in this swatch: Milk Cotton
Needle Size: 3.5mm.
Row 1 - Wrong side: With color A, p1, * p1 wrapping yarn twice , p4, p1 wrapping yarn twice; repeat from * to st, p1.
Row 2 - Right side: With color B, k1, * sl 1 dropping extra wrap, k4, sl 1 dropping extra wrap; repeat from * to st, k1.
Row 3: With color B, p1, * sl 1, p4, sl 1; repeat from * to st, p1.
Row 4: With color B, k1, * sl 1, k4, sl 1; repeat from * to st, k1.
Row 5: With color B, p1, * sl 1, p4, sl 1; repeat from * to st, p1.
Row 6: With color A, k1, * Left cross, right cross; repeat from * to st, k1.
Row 7: With color A, p1, * p2, p2 wrapping yarn twice, p2; repeat from * to st, p1.
Row 8: With color B, k1, * k2, sl 2 dropping extra wraps, k2; repeat from * to st, k1.
Row 9: With color B, p1, * p2, sl 2, p2; repeat from * to st, p1.
Row 10: With color B, k1, * k2, sl 2, k2; repeat from * to st, k1.
Row 11: With color B, p1, * p2, sl 2, p2 ; repeat from * to st, p1.
Row 12: With color A, k1, * right cross, left cross; repeat from * to st, k1.
Repeat rows 1 to 12.

Abbreviations
- Knit: K. Purl: P.
- Slip stitch purlwise, with the yarn on the wrong side of the work: SL
- Left cross: Drop next st off needle to front of work, knit 2, then pick up dropped st and knit it.
- Right cross: Slip 2 with yarn in back, drop next st off needle to front of work, slip the same 2 sts back to left-hand needle, then pick up dropped st and knit it, knit 2.


Yarn shown in this swatch: Milk Cotton
Needle Size: 3.5mm.
Row 1 - Wrong side: With color A, p1, * p1 wrapping yarn twice , p4, p1 wrapping yarn twice; repeat from * to st, p1.
Row 2 - Right side: With color B, k1, * sl 1 dropping extra wrap, k4, sl 1 dropping extra wrap; repeat from * to st, k1.
Row 3: With color B, p1, * sl 1, p4, sl 1; repeat from * to st, p1.
Row 4: With color B, k1, * sl 1, k4, sl 1; repeat from * to st, k1.
Row 5: With color B, p1, * sl 1, p4, sl 1; repeat from * to st, p1.
Row 6: With color A, k1, * Left cross, right cross; repeat from * to st, k1.
Row 7: With color A, p1, * p2, p2 wrapping yarn twice, p2; repeat from * to st, p1.
Row 8: With color B, k1, * k2, sl 2 dropping extra wraps, k2; repeat from * to st, k1.
Row 9: With color B, p1, * p2, sl 2, p2; repeat from * to st, p1.
Row 10: With color B, k1, * k2, sl 2, k2; repeat from * to st, k1.
Row 11: With color B, p1, * p2, sl 2, p2 ; repeat from * to st, p1.
Row 12: With color A, k1, * right cross, left cross; repeat from * to st, k1.
Repeat rows 1 to 12.

Abbreviations
- Knit: K. Purl: P.
- Slip stitch purlwise, with the yarn on the wrong side of the work: SL
- Left cross: Drop next st off needle to front of work, knit 2, then pick up dropped st and knit it.
- Right cross: Slip 2 with yarn in back, drop next st off needle to front of work, slip the same 2 sts back to left-hand needle, then pick up dropped st and knit it, knit 2.

Multi-color Stitch Pattern

The multi-color pattern is a combination of knits, purls, and dip stitches.

Using Dip stitch to get a multi-color pattern without changing yarn colors in the middle of a row. The pattern is simple to do.

With color A, cast on a multiple of 4, +3 sts.
Row 1 - Wrong side: With color A, purl all sts.
Row 2 - Right side: With color A, knit all sts.
Row 3: With color A, purl all sts.
Row 4: With color B, knit 3, * insert needle into stitch 3 rows below next stitch and knit 1, drop unworked stitch above, knit3; repeat from * to end.
Row 5: With color B, purl all sts.
Row 6: With color B, knit all sts.
Row 7: With color B, purl all sts
Row 8: With color A, knit 1, * iinsert needle into stitch 3 rows below next stitch and knit 1, drop unworked stitch above, knit 3; repeat from * to last 2 sts, insert needle into stitch 3 rows below next stitch and knit 1, drop unworked stitch above, knit 1.
Repeat rows 1 to 8.

The multi-color pattern is a combination of knits, purls, and dip stitches. The pattern looks very beautiful in any 2 or more colors combinations.

 
The multi-color pattern is a combination of knits, purls, and dip stitches.

Using Dip stitch to get a multi-color pattern without changing yarn colors in the middle of a row. The pattern is simple to do.

With color A, cast on a multiple of 4, +3 sts.
Row 1 - Wrong side: With color A, purl all sts.
Row 2 - Right side: With color A, knit all sts.
Row 3: With color A, purl all sts.
Row 4: With color B, knit 3, * insert needle into stitch 3 rows below next stitch and knit 1, drop unworked stitch above, knit3; repeat from * to end.
Row 5: With color B, purl all sts.
Row 6: With color B, knit all sts.
Row 7: With color B, purl all sts
Row 8: With color A, knit 1, * iinsert needle into stitch 3 rows below next stitch and knit 1, drop unworked stitch above, knit 3; repeat from * to last 2 sts, insert needle into stitch 3 rows below next stitch and knit 1, drop unworked stitch above, knit 1.
Repeat rows 1 to 8.

The multi-color pattern is a combination of knits, purls, and dip stitches. The pattern looks very beautiful in any 2 or more colors combinations.

 

Diagonal Fixed Loop Stitch

Loop stitches are rarely used in published knitting patterns, yet they can give a new dimension to your creativity with knitting.

Cast on an odd number of sts and a 4 -row repeat.

Row 1 (Right side): K1, * put right-hand needle between 1st and 2nd sts and draw through a loop, leaving loop on right-hand needle, k2; repeat from * to end.
Row 2: P1, *  p1, p2tog; repeat from * to end.
Row 3: K2, * put right-hand needle between 1st and 2nd sts and draw through a loop, leaving loop on right-hand needle, k2; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Row 4: P3, * p2tog, p1; repeat from * to end.
put right-hand needle between 1st and 2nd sts and draw through a loop, leaving loop on right-hand needle

Loop stitches are rarely used in published knitting patterns, yet they can give a new dimension to your creativity with knitting.

Cast on an odd number of sts and a 4 -row repeat.

Row 1 (Right side): K1, * put right-hand needle between 1st and 2nd sts and draw through a loop, leaving loop on right-hand needle, k2; repeat from * to end.
Row 2: P1, *  p1, p2tog; repeat from * to end.
Row 3: K2, * put right-hand needle between 1st and 2nd sts and draw through a loop, leaving loop on right-hand needle, k2; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Row 4: P3, * p2tog, p1; repeat from * to end.
put right-hand needle between 1st and 2nd sts and draw through a loop, leaving loop on right-hand needle

Flowers in a Row

Flowers in a Row   |  knittingunlimited.blogspot.com

It was fun to design and fun to knit; plus, it is to customize (by changing width or length)

How to: Flower stitch:
The first way.
- With yarn in back, slip the next 5 sts to a cable needle purlwise dropping the extra wraps.
- Wrap the yarn around the 5 sts on the cable needle twice.
- Then slip the 5 sts to the right-hand needle.
For picture instructions, please visit link:
http://domihobby.ru/709-element-vyazaniya-spicami-pauchki.html

The second way.
Watch the video to learn how to knit the flower stitch.

Pattern:
Cast on multiple of 6 sts + 1.
Row 1 (Right side): Knit
Row 2: Knit 1, * (knit the next stitch wrapping the yarn 3 times around the needle) 5 times, Knit 1; repeat from * to end.
Row 3: Purl 1, * flower stitch; purl 1; repeat from * to end.
Row 4: Knit.


Flowers in a Row   |  A bit time consuming but well worth it

Flowers in a Row   |  knittingunlimited.blogspot.com

It was fun to design and fun to knit; plus, it is to customize (by changing width or length)

How to: Flower stitch:
The first way.
- With yarn in back, slip the next 5 sts to a cable needle purlwise dropping the extra wraps.
- Wrap the yarn around the 5 sts on the cable needle twice.
- Then slip the 5 sts to the right-hand needle.
For picture instructions, please visit link:
http://domihobby.ru/709-element-vyazaniya-spicami-pauchki.html

The second way.
Watch the video to learn how to knit the flower stitch.

Pattern:
Cast on multiple of 6 sts + 1.
Row 1 (Right side): Knit
Row 2: Knit 1, * (knit the next stitch wrapping the yarn 3 times around the needle) 5 times, Knit 1; repeat from * to end.
Row 3: Purl 1, * flower stitch; purl 1; repeat from * to end.
Row 4: Knit.


Flowers in a Row   |  A bit time consuming but well worth it

Multi Color Flowers

Aster flower knitting stitch is created in an unusual way to make flowers within a garter stitch border.

Aster flower knitting stitch is created in an unusual way to make flowers within a garter stitch border. Color changes give the stitch a lot of variety. So pretty for babies or scarves/shawls .  

How to:
- Aster stitch: slip 5 sts to RH needle dropping extra loops, slip these 5 sts back to LH needle, (purl 1, yarn over, purl 1, yarn over , purl 1) into all 5 sts together.
- Knit 1 under loose strand behind: Insert left hand needle, from front to back, under the loose strand behind next stitch, knit this strand with next stitch on needle.

For full written instructions, please visit link: http://knittingunlimited.blogspot.com/2014/04/dandelion-knitting-stitch-pattern.html 

Aster flower knitting stitch is created in an unusual way to make flowers within a garter stitch border.

Aster flower knitting stitch is created in an unusual way to make flowers within a garter stitch border. Color changes give the stitch a lot of variety. So pretty for babies or scarves/shawls .  

How to:
- Aster stitch: slip 5 sts to RH needle dropping extra loops, slip these 5 sts back to LH needle, (purl 1, yarn over, purl 1, yarn over , purl 1) into all 5 sts together.
- Knit 1 under loose strand behind: Insert left hand needle, from front to back, under the loose strand behind next stitch, knit this strand with next stitch on needle.

For full written instructions, please visit link: http://knittingunlimited.blogspot.com/2014/04/dandelion-knitting-stitch-pattern.html