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Knife Pleats Stitch

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About This Stitch Pattern

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the knife pleats. This stitch creates the illusion of tiny pleats in fabric. The knife pleat stitch would be great for pillows, purses or wraps!

[Video] Stitch Pattern Tutorial

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Techniques Used in this Stitch

Stitch Pattern Details

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Row Repeat


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 13

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 13

  • Row 1: (right side) *k4, [p1, k1] 3 times, p3; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: *k3, [p1, k1] 3 times, p4; rep from * to end.
  • Repeat rows 1-2 until you have reached your desired length.

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