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The Basketweave Stitch

Basketweave Stitch Knitting Pattern (Right Side)

About This Stitch Pattern

The Basketweave Stitch pattern uses simple knits and purls to create a textured fabric that emulates a woven basket. It is a great pattern for blankets and washcloths as well as bags, pillows, or scarves.

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Row Repeat


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 8 + 5

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 8 + 5

  • Row 1: Knit all stitches.
  • Row 2: K5, *p3, k5; rep from * to end
  • Row 3: P5, *k3, p5; rep from * to end
  • Row 4: Rep row 2
  • Row 5: Knit all sts
  • Row 6: K1, *p3, k5; rep from * to last stitch, k1
  • Row 7: P1, *k3, P5; rep from * to last stitch, p1
  • Row 8: Rep row 6

Repeat rows 1 – 8 until you have reached your desired length.

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