Stitches – Week 5 – Block Weave

A simple pattern worked with blocks of garter and rib stitches where both sides of work look very similar. This fabric gives a slightly thicker feel, well suited to use for homeware such as blankets and cushions. A good sized square makes for great dish/face cloths too!

The stitch is 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.

My personal preference is to use the wrong side as my right side.

What do you prefer? The choice is yours!

Until next week, stay safe! xo