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The Swag Stitch

Example of the Swag Stitch Knitting Pattern

About This Stitch Pattern

The swag stitch creates a textured fabric with rows of horizontal bars across it. Using simple slip stitches, this unique pattern is easy to make and knits up quickly.

[Video] Stitch Pattern Tutorial

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Techniques Used in this Stitch

SL”]Slip Stitch
WYIF”]With Yarn In Front

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Repeat


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 5 + 2

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 5 + 2

  • Row 1 (Wrong Side): Purl.
  • Row 2: Knit.
  • Row 3: Purl.
  • Row 4: P2, *sl 3 wyif, p2; rep from *.
  • Row 5: Purl.
  • Row 6: P2, *sl 3 wyif, p2; rep from *.

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

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