Reversible Stitch Patterns
Patterns




Box Stitch

Box Stitch

Multiple of 4 + 2
Row 1: k2, *p2, k2*; rep from *
Row 2: p2, *k2, p2*; rep from *
Row 3: Rep Row 2
Row 4: Rep Row 1
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Checks & Ridges

Checks & Ridges Stitch

Multiple of 4 + 2
Row 1: Knit
Row 2: Knit
Row 3: p2, *k2, p2; rep from *
Row 4: k2, *p2, k2; rep from *
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Close Checks

Close Checks Stitch

Multiple of 6
Rows 1-4: *p3, k3; rep from *
Rows 5-8: *k3, p3; rep from *
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Condo Stitch

Condo Stitch

Any number of sts for garter or stocking stitch
Use any weight yarn and two sizes of needles.
Examples of needle sizes are 25mm (US #50) and 5.5mm (US #9), or US #2 and a US #11 or a US #7 and US #15.
Cast on using smaller needles.
Row 1: Knit the first row with the small needles.
Row 2: Knit using the larger needle.
Repeat these two rows. End with the smaller needle and bind off using both of the small needles.
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Diagonals

Diagonals Stitch

Multiple of 8 + 6
Rows 1 (RS): p3, *k5, p3; rep from *, end k3
Row 2: p4, *k3, p5; rep from * end k2
Row 3: p1, k5, *p3, k5; rep from *
Row 4: k1, p5, *k3, p5; rep from *
Rows 5: k4, *p3, k5; rep from *, end p2
Row 6: k3, *p5, k3; rep from *, end p3
Row 7: k2, p3, *k5, p3; rep from *, end k1
Row 8: p2, k3, *p5, k3; rep from *, end p1
Rep Rows 1-8.
See Abbreviations


Diagonal Rib

Diagonal Rib Stitch

Multiple of 4
Row 1: *k2, p2; rep from *
Row 2: Rep Row 1
Row 3: k1, *p2, k2; rep from *, end p2, k1
Row 4: p1, *k2, p2; rep from *, end k2, p1
Row 5: *p2, k2; rep from *
Row 6: Rep Row 5
Row 7: Rep Row 4
Row 8: Rep Row 3
Rep Rows 1-8.
See Abbreviations


Double Seed Stitch

Double Seed Stitch

Multiple of 4
Rows 1 and 2: *k2, p2; rep from *
Rows 3 and 4: *p2, k2; rep from *
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Elongated Chevron

Elongated Chevron Stitch

Multiple of 18 + 1
Row 1: p1, *(k2, p2) twice, k1, (p2, k2) twice, p1; rep from *
Row 2: k1, *(p2, k2) twice, p1, (k2, p2) twice, k1; rep from *
Row 3: Rep Row 1
Row 4: Rep Row 2
Row 5: (p2, k2) twice, *p3, k2, p2, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2
Row 6: (k2, p2) twice, *k3, p2, k2, p2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2
Row 7: Rep Row 5
Row 8: Rep Row 6
Row 9: Rep Row 2
Row 10: Rep Row 1
Row 11: Rep Row 2
Row 12: Rep Row 1
Row 13: Rep Row 6
Row 14: Rep Row 5
Row 15: Rep Row 6
Row 16: Rep Row 5
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Fisherman's Rib

Fisherman's Rib

Any even number
Cast on and purl one row.
Row 1: *P1, knit next st in the row below; rep from *, end p2
Rep Row 1.
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Garter and Loops

Garter and Loops

Multiple of 4
Knit two selevedge sts, one on each side.
Row 1: Insert needle into stitch as if to knit. Wind yarn around three times. Complete by knitting the stitch and removing from left needle as usual. Rep for every stitch.
Row 2: Remove loops off needle and place large remaining stitch on right needle. Repeat three more times. When there are four large loops on right needle, transfer back to left needle and knit, purl, knit, purl into all 4 stitches at once. Repeat across.
Row 3: k
Row 4: k
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Garter Rib

Garter Rib Stitch

Multiple of 4 + 2
Row 1: k2, *p2, k2*; rep from *
Rep Row 1.
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Garter Stitch

Garter Stitch Stitch

Worked over any number
On 2 double pointed needles: Knit on both sides.
Set of five double pointed needles or circular needles: Knit first round, purl second round. Repeat.
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Garter Stitch Steps

Garter Stitch Steps

Multiple of 8
Row 1 and all odd rows(RS): knit
Rows 2 and 4: *k4, p4; rep from *
Rows 6 and 8: k2, *p4, k4; rep from *, end p4, k2
Rows 10 and 12: *p4, k4; rep from *
Rows 14 and 16: p2, *k4, p4, rep from *, end k4, p2
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Large Diamonds

Large Diamonds Stitch

Multiple of 15
Row 1 (RS): *k1, p13, k1; rep from *
Row 2: *p2, k11, p2; rep from *
Row 3: *k3, p9, k3; rep from *
Row 4: *p4, k7, p4; rep from *
Row 5: *k5, p5, k5; rep from *
Row 6: *k1, p5, k3, p5, k1; rep from *
Row 7: *p2, k5, p1, k5, p2; rep from *
Row 8: Rep Row 3
Row 9: Rep Row 7
Row 10: Rep Row 6
Row 11: Rep Row 5
Row 12: Rep Row 4
Row 13: Rep Row 3
Row 14: Rep Row 2
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Layette

Layette

Multiple of 4
Row 1: *k2, p2; rep from *
Row 2: *k2, p1, yo, p1; rep from *
Row 3: *k3, p2; rep from *
Row 4: *k2, p3; rep from *
Row 5: *k1, k2tog, p2; rep from *
Row 6: *k1, yo, k1, p2; rep from *
Row 7: *k2, p3; rep from *
Row 8: *k3, p2; rep from *
Row 9: *k2, p1, p2tog; rep from *
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Little Pyramids

Little Pyramids Stitch

Multiple of 6 + 5
Row 1: k5, *p1, k5; rep from *
Row 2: k1, *p3, k3; rep from *, end p3, k1
Row 3: p2, *k1, p5; rep from *, end k1, p2
Row 4: Rep Row 3
Row 5: Rep Row 2
Row 6: Rep Row 1
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Mistake Rib

Mistake Rib Stitch

Multiple of 4 + 3
Row 1: *k2, p2; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3
Rep Row 1.
See Abbreviations


Mock Cable

Mock Cable Stitch

Multiple of 10
Row 1: p4, k1, p1, k4
Row 2: p3, k2, p2, k3
Row 3: p2, k2, p1, k1, p2, k2
Row 4: p1, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1
Row 5: k2, p3, k3, p2
Row 6: k1, p4, k4, p1
Rep Rows 1-6.
See Abbreviations


Moss Panels

Moss Panels Stitch

Multiple of 8 +7
Row 1: k3, *p1, k3; rep from *
Row 2: p3, *k1, p3; rep from *
Row 3: k2, p1, k1, *(p1, k2) twice, p1, k1; rep from *, end p1, k2
Row 4: p2, k1, p1, *(k1, p2) twice, k1, p1; rep from *, end k1, p2
Row 5: k1, *p1, k1; rep from *
Row 6: p1, *k1, p1; rep from *
Row 7: Rep Row 3
Row 8: Rep Row 4
Row 9: Rep Row 1
Row 10: Rep Row 2
See Abbreviations


Moss Stitch

Moss Stitch

Any odd number
Rows 1 and 2: *k1, p1; rep from *, end k1
Rows 3 and 4: *p1, k1; rep from *, end p1

Any even number
Rows 1 and 2: *k1, p1; rep from *
Rows 3 and 4: *p1, k1; rep from *
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Moss Stitch Border Diamonds

Moss Stitch Border Diamonds

Multiple of 22 + 1
Row 1 (RS): p1, *p4, (k1 p1) 2 times, k5, (p1, k1) 2 times, p5; rep from *
Row 2 and other even numbered rows: k all k sts and p all p sts
Row 3: k1, *p5, (k1, p1) 2 times, k3, (p1, k1) 2 times, p5, k1; rep from *
Row 5: p1, *k1, p5, (k1, p1) 5 times, p4, k1, p1; rep from *
Row 7: k1, *p1, k1, p5, (k1, p1) 4 times, p4, k1, p1, k1; rep from *
Row 9: p1, *(k1, p1) 2 times, p4, (k1, p1) 3 times, p4, (k1, p1) 2 times; rep from *
Row 11: k1, *(p1, k1) 2 times, p5, (k1, p1) 2 times, p4, (k1, p1) 2 times, k1; rep from *
Row 13: k1, *(k1, p1) 3 times, p4, k1, p5, (k1, p1) 2 times, k2, rep from *
Row 15: k1, *k2, (p1, k1) 2 times, p9, (k1,p1) 2 times, k3; rep from *
Row 17: k1, *k3, (p1, k1) 2 times, p7 (k1, p1) 2 times, k4; rep from *
Rows 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31 & 33: Rep Rows 15, 13, 11, 9, 7, 5, 3 & 1
Row 35: p1, *p3, (k1, p1) 2 times, k7, (p1, k1) 2 times, p4; rep from *
Row 36: Rep Row 2
See Abbreviations


Open Work Garter Ridges

Open Work Garter Ridges

Any even number
Knit two selevedge sts, one on each side. The stitches are decreased and then increased back to the original number of stitches.
Row 1: p
Row 2: k2tog across
Row 3: *k1, m1 by knitting into the bar between the sts. Repeat across.
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Parallelograms

Parallelograms Stitch

Multiple of 10
Row 1: P5, K5
Row 2: K1, P4, K4, P1
Row 3: K2, P3, K3, P2
Row 4: K3, P2, K2, P3
Row 5: K4, P1, K1, P4
Row 6: K5, P5
Row 7: P1, K4, P4, K1
Row 8: P2, K3, P3, K2
Row 9: P3, K2, P2, K3
Row 10: P4, K1, P1, K4
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Pavilion

Pavilion Stitch

Multiple of 18
Row 1 (RS): k2, p1, k5, p7, k3; rep across
Row 2 and all even rows: Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts as they face you.
Row 3: (k1, p1) twice, k5, p5, k4; rep across
Row 5: p1, k3, p1, k5, p3, k5; rep across
Row 7: k5, p1, k5, p7; rep across
Row 9: (p1, k5) twice, p5, k1; rep across
Row 11: k1, (p1, k5) twice, p3, k2; rep across
Row 13: k2, *p1, k5; rep from *, end p1, k3
Row 15: k3, p1, k5, p1, k3, p1, k1, p1, k2; rep across
Row 17: k4, p1, k5, p1, k1, p1, k3, p1, k1; rep across
Row 19: k5, p7, k5, p1; rep across
Row 21: p1, k5, p5, k5, p1, k1; rep across
Row 23: k1, p1, k5, p3, k5, p1, k2; rep across
Row 25: k2, p7, k5, p1, k3; rep across
Row 27: k1, p1, k1, p5, k5, p1, k4; rep across
Row 29: p1, k3, p3, k5, p1, k5; rep across
Row 31: k5, p1; rep across
Row 33: k4, p1, k1, p1, k3, p1, k5, p1, k1; rep across
Row 35: (k3, p1) twice, k1, p1, k5, p1, k2; rep across
Row 36: Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts as they face you.
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Pique Triangles

Pique Triangles Stitch

Multiple of 4 + 2
Rows 1 and 2: knit
Row 3 (RS): p2, *k2, p2; rep from *
Row 4: k2, *p2, k2; rep from *
Rows 5 and 6: knit
Row 7: Rep Row 4
Row 8: Rep Row 3
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Plain Diamonds

Plain Diamonds Stitch

Multiple of 9
Row 1 (RS): k4, *p1, k8; rep from * to last 5 sts, p1, k4
Row 2: p3, *k3, p6; rep from * to last 6 sts, k3, p3
Row 3: k2, *p5, k4; rep from * to last 7 sts, p5, k2
Row 4: p1, *k7, p2; rep from * to last 8 sts, k7, p1
Row 5: P
Row 6: Rep Row 4
Row 7: Rep Row 3
Row 8: Rep Row 2
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Purled Ladder Stitch

Purled Ladder Stitch

Multiple of 4 + 2
Rows 1 and 2: knit
Row 3 (RS): p2, *k2, p2; rep from *
Row 4: k2, *p2, k2; rep from *
Rows 5 and 6: knit
Row 7: Rep Row 4
Row 8: Rep Row 3
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Roman Stripe

Roman Stripe

Any even number
Row 1: k1, *yo, k1; rep from * across to last st, k1
Row 2: k1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3: k1, *k2tog; rep from * across to last st, k1
Rows 4 and 5: k1, *yo, k2tog; rep from * across to last st, k1
Rows 6 and 7: k
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Seafoam

Seafoam

Multiple of 10 + 6
Rows 1 and 2: k
Row 3 (RS): k6, *(yo) twice, k1, (yo) 3 times, k1, (yo) 4 times, k1, (yo) 3 times, k1, (yo) twice, k6; rep from *
Row 4: k and drop all yo's off needle
Row 5 and 6: k
Row 7: k1, *(yo) twice, k1, (yo) 3 times, k1, (yo) 4 times, k1, (yo) 3 times, k1, (yo) twice, k6; rep from *, end last rep k1 instead of k6
Row 8: Rep Row 4
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Seed Stitch

Seed Stitch

Any odd number
Row 1: k1, * p1, k1; rep from *
Rep this row.

Any even number
Row 1: *k1, p1; rep from *
Row 2: *p1, k1; rep from *
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Squares In Squares

Squares In Squares Stitch

Multiple of 10 + 2
Row 1 (RS): K
Row 2: P
Row 3: k2, *p8, k2; rep from *
Row 4: p2, *k8, p2; rep from *
Row 5: k2, *p2, k4, p2, k2; rep from *
Row 6: p2, *k2, p4, k2, p2; rep from *
Rows 7 and 9: Rep Row 5
Rows 8 and 10: Rep Row 6
Row 11: Rep Row 3
Row 12: Rep Row 4
See Abbreviations


Thermal Underwear Stitch


Thermal Underwear Stitch

Knit Back and Forth
Multiple of 4 + 1
Row 1 (RS): *K2, P1, K1; rep from *, end K1
Row 2: P1, *K2, P2; rep from * to end
Row 3: *K1, P2, K1; rep from *, end K1
Row 4: P1, *P1, K2, P1; rep from * to end
Knit In The Round

Multiple of 4
Rounds 1 and 2: *K2, P2; rep from *
Round 3 and 4: *K1, P2, K1; rep from *
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Triangles

Triangles Stitch

Multiple of 10
Row 1: K5, P5
Row 2: K4, P1, K1, P4
Row 3: K3, P2, K2, P3
Row 4: K2, P3, K3, P2
Row 5: K1, P4, K4, P1
Row 6: P5, K5
Row 7: K1, P4, K4, P1
Row 8: K2, P3, K3, P2
Row 9: K3, P2, K2, P3
Row 10: K4, P1, K1, P4
See Abbreviations


Triangle Ribs

Triangle Ribs Stitch

Multiple of 8
Row 1 (RS): *p2, k6; rep from *
Row 2: *p6, k2; rep from *
Row 3: *p3, k5; rep from *
Row 4: *p4, k4; rep from *
Row 5: *p5, k3; rep from *
Row 6: *p2, k6; rep from *
Row 7: *p7, k1; rep from *
Row 8: *p2, k6; rep from *
Row 9: Rep Row 5
Row 10: Rep Row 4
Row 11: Rep Row 3
Row 12: Rep Row 2
See Abbreviations


Triangle Squares

Triangle Squares Stitch

Multiple of 5
Row 1 (RS): *p1, k4; rep from *
Row 2: *p3, k2; rep from *
Row 3: Rep Row 2
Row 4: Rep Row 1
See Abbreviations


Twin Rib

Twin Rib Stitch

Multiple of 6
Row 1: *k3, p3; rep from *
Row 2: *k1, p1; rep from *
See Abbreviations


Windmill

Windmill Stitch

Multiple of 12
Row 1: *k1, p5, k5, p1*; rep from *
Row 2: *k2, p4, k4, p2*; rep from *
Row 3: *k3, p3, k3, p3*; rep from *
Row 4: *k4, p2, k2, p4*; rep from *
Row 5: *k5, p1, k1, p5*; rep from *
Row 6: *k6, p6*; rep from *
Row 7: *p6, k6*; rep from *
Row 8: *p5, k1, p1, k5*; rep from *
Row 9: *p4, k2, p2, k4*; rep from *
Row 10: *p3, k3, p3, k3 *
Row 11: *p2, k4, p4, k2*; rep from *
Row 12: *p1, k5, p5, k1*; rep from *
Row 13: *k6, p6*; rep from *
Row 14: *p6, k6*; rep from *
Rep Rows 1-14.
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