Stitches Directory

Purl Dot Stitch (worked over a multiple of 4sts plus 3sts)

Row 1 (RS): K1, *p1, k3; rep. from * to last 2sts, p1, k1

Rows 2 & 4: Purl

Row 3: *K3, p1; rep. from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat these 4 rows for pattern.

Mistake Rib Stitch (worked over a multiple of 2sts plus 1st)

Row 1 (RS): K1, *p1, k1; rep. from * to end

Row 2: P1, *keeping yarn in front of work sl1 purl-wise, p1; rep. from * to end

Repeat these 2 rows for pattern.

Herringbone Stitch (worked over a multiple of 7sts plus 1st and starting on the wrong side of work)

Row 1 & 3 (WS): Purl

Row 2 (RS): *K2tog, k2, K1b then knit st above, k2; rep. from * to last st, k1.

Row 4: K3, K1b then knit st above, k2, k2tog, *k2, K1b then knit st above, k2, k2tog; rep. from * to end.

Repeat these 4 rows.

Stitch explained:

K1b – Knit one stitch below: insert right needle into next stitch but in the row below the stitch on the left needle. Then knit the same stitch as normal = one stitch increased.

Herringbone Rib Stitch (worked over a multiple of 13sts plus 7sts)

Row 1 (RS): [P1, k1] 3 times, p1, *RT 3 times, [p1, k1] 3 times, p1; rep. from * to end.

Rows 2 & 4 (WS): *[K1, p1] 3 times, k1, p6; rep. from * ending [k1, p1] 3 times, k1.

Row 3: [P1, k1] 3 times, p1, *k1, RT twice, k1, [p1, k1] 3 times, p1; rep. from * to end.

Stitch explained:

RT – Right Twist: K2tog leaving stitches on left-hand needle, knit first stitch again.

Block Weave (worked over a multiple of 14 sts plus 7 sts.)

Row 1 (RS): *K7, p1, [k1, p1] 3 times; rep. from * to last 7 sts, k7

Row 2: K7, *[k1, p1] 3 times, k8; rep. from * to end.

Rows 3-6: Repeat rows 1 & 2 twice.

Row 7: *P1, [k1, p1] 3 times, k7; rep. from *to last 7 sts, p1, [k1, p1] 3 times.

Row 8: [K1, p1] 3 times, k1, *k8, [p1, k1] 3 times; rep. from * to end.

Rows 9-12: Repeat rows 7 & 8 twice

When using this pattern it looks best if you stop your final repeat after row 6.

8 Stitch Cable You can either twist to the right (C8B) or to the left (C8F) for an even look or try switching between the two. The cable in the photo leans to the left.

(worked over a panel of 8 sts on a garter stitch background)

C8F = Slip 4 sts to cable needle and hold to front of work, k4, k4 from cable needle.

C8B = Slip 4 sts to cable needle and hold to back of work, k4, k4 from cable needle.

Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13 and 15 (RS): Knit

Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl

Row 9: C8F (or C8B)

Row 16: Repeat row 2

Repeat rows 1-16 for cable pattern and stop final repeat after a row 16.