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Flag Stitch

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About This Stitch Pattern

The Flag Knitting Stitch is a stitch that plays on stockinette and reverse stockinette stitches to create rows of triangles. These stockinette triangles look like little flags. It’s a great choice for blankets and scarves.

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Techniques Used in this Stitch

Stitch Pattern Details

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Row Repeat


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 5

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 5

  • Row 1 (RS): Knit
  • Row 2: *K1, p4; rep from * to end
  • Row 3: *K3, p2; rep from * to end
  • Row 4: *K3, p2; rep from * to end
  • Row 5: *K1, p4; rep from * to end
  • Row 6: Knit

Repeat these 6 rows until you have reached your desired length.

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