Stitch Library

Knitting Stitch Patterns, or combinations of knitting stitches, are a wonderful way to expand your knitting skills.


See Knitting Terms and Abbreviations and Through the Back Loop for more help.
Also see Basic Stitches and Ribbing.



. Little Lacy Grille:
(Multiple of 2 sts plus 2)
row 1: k1, *k2tog, M1R*, repeat from *, end p1
row 2: P all
row 3: k1, *M1R, k2tog*, repeat from *, end k1
row 4: P all
Rep rows 1-4


. Blackberry Stitch:
(Multiple of 4 sts plus 2)
row 1: P all
row 2: k1, *k3tog, work 3 sts in 1 st as follows: k1, p1, k1* Repeat from*, end k1.
row 3: p all
row4: k1, * work 3 sts in 1 st as follows: k1, p1, k1, k3tog* Repeat from*, end k1.
Rep rows 1-4


. Brioche Stitch:
(even number of stitches)
row 1: k all
row 2: *k1, 1 kb (knit stitch in row below)*. Repeat from* to end.
Repeat row 2



. Butterflies Stitch:
(multiple of 10 sts plus 9)
Note On rows 10 and 20, work butterfly stitch loosely.
Rows 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 (RS) K2, *wyif sl 5, k5; rep from *, end wyif sl 5, k2.
Rows 2, 4, 6 and 8 Purl.
Row 10 P4, *insert LH needle down through the 5 loose strands below next st, p these 5 strands tog with next st on needle, p9; rep from *, end last rep p4.
Rows 11, 13, 15, 17 and 19 K7, *wyif sl 5, k5; rep from *, end wyif sl 5, k7.
Rows 12, 14, 16 and 18 Purl.
Row 20 P9, *insert LH needle down through the 5 loose strands below next st, p these 5 strands tog with next st on needle, p9; rep from * to end.
Rep rows 1-20.


. Fancy Diamonds Stitch:

(Multiple of 4 sts plus 1)
row 1: k all
row 2: *k1, p3*
rows 3-4: work sts as they appear.
row 5: *p1, yo, p3tog, yo*.
row 6:: k1, p1, *k1, p3*, end p1, k1.
rows 7-8: work sts as they appear.
row 9: p1, k1, *p1, yo, p3tog, yo*, end p1, k1.
Repeat rows 2-9.

. Bubbles Stitch:
(Multiple of 2 sts)
row 1: *k2, p2*
row 2: work sts as they appear.
row 3: k all.
row 4: p all.
row 5: *p2, k2*
row 6: work sts as they appear.
row 7: p all.
row 8: k all.
Repeat rows 1-8

. Basketwave Stitch:
(Multiple of 6 sts plus 2)
Row 1: k all
Row 2: p all
Row 3: k1, *k1, p4, k1* rep from *, end k1.
Row 4: p1, * p1, k4, p1* rep from *, end p1.
Row 5: k1, *k1, p4, k1* rep from *, end k1.
Row 6: p1, *p1, k4, p1* rep from *, end p1.
Row 7: k all
Row 8: p all
Row 9: k1, *p2, k2, p2* rep from *, end k1.
Row 10: p1, *k2, p2, k2* rep from *, end p1.
Row 11: k1, *p2, k2, p2* rep from *, end k1.
Row 12: p1, *k2, p2, k2 rep from *, end p1.

. 3x3 Rib:
Row 1: *k3, p3*, rep from *
Row 2: work sts as they appear.
Repeat rows 1-2

. Criss-Cros Stitch:
(Multiple of 2 sts plus 2)
Row 1: k1, *k2togtbl and -do not slip off the stitches yet- knit the first again, slip off the needle* rep from *, end k1.
Row 2: k1, p1, *p2tog and -do not slip off the stitches yet- purl the first again, slip off the needle* rep from *, end p1, k1.
Repeat rows 1-2.

. Piqué Ribs:
(Multiple of 4 sts plus 1)
row 1: p1, *k3, p1*, Repeat from* to end.
rows 2 and 3: work each stitch in the manner that it presents.
row 4: k all stitches.

. Small Fancy Twist Stitch:
(Multiple of 4 sts)
Set up Row 1: *P2, K2*; Repeat from * to end.
Set up Row 2: work stitches as they appear.
Row 1: *P2, K1, 1 YO, K1*; Repeat from * to end.
Row 2: work stitches as they appear.
Row 3: *P2, sl1 k2 psso*; Repeat from * to end.
Row 6:work stitches as they appear.
Repeat rows 3-6.

. Trozaditas de 2 p:
Row 1: *knit second stitch, and pass the knited stitch over the first stitch, knit the first stitch*; Repeat from * to end.
Row 2: Purl

. Seed Stitch:
Row 1: K1, P1, rep to end
Row 2: P1, K1, rep to end
Repeat these 2 rows.

. Seed Rib:
Row 1 and all even number of rows: *k2, p2*, rep to end.
Row 2 and all odd number of rows: *p2, k2*, rep to end.

. Broken Rib:
Row 1: *k1, p1* rep from *.
Row 2: p all

. Simple Basketweave:
(multiple of 8 sts)
Row 1: (RS) Knit.
Rows 2-6 *K4, p4; rep from * to end.
Row 7 Knit.
Rows 8-12 *P4, k4; rep from * to end.
Rep rows 1-12.

. Double Seed Stitch:
Rows 1-2: K1, P1, rep to end
Rows 3-4: P1, K1, rep to end
Repeat these 2 rows.

. Diamond Drops:
(Multiple of 4 sts plus 2)
Row 1 and all odd number of rows: k al sts
Row 2: k1, *yo, p2, pass increased stitch over purled stitches, p2* rep from *, end k1.
Row 4: k1, *p2, yo, p2, pass increased stitch over purled stitches* rep from *, end k1
Repeat rows 1-4

. Sorceresses Stitch:
(Multiple of 4 sts plus 2)
Row 1: k1d, *k2, yo, slip 1 st, k1, pass slipped st over the knitted*, rep from *, end k1.
Row 2: k1, *p2, yo, p2tog*, rep from *, end k1.
Repeat rows 1-2