Swatches
Purse Stitch

Purse Stitch

Texture
  • A simple one-row repeat
  • Great for all over texture
  • Quick to knit

A simple, rhythmic stitch pattern that creates an evenly textured fabric. It’s perfect for garments, but would be equally nice for a scarf or shawl.

  • A simple one-row repeat
  • Great for all over texture
  • Quick to knit
Bellish purse stitch raglan sweater cropped body v-neck short sleeve illustration
Bellish purse stitch raglan sweater cropped body v-neck short sleeve illustration
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Swatch Pattern

Cast on 34 stitches using your preferred cast on method.

Knit four rows (garter stitch edge).

Set-Up Row 1 (RS): Knit

Set-Up Row 2 (WS): Purl

Pattern Row: K3, p1, [yo, p2tog] rep bet brackets to last 4 st, p1, k3

Repeat the pattern row (on both the right side and the wrong side) until swatch measures 4.5”. 

Knit four rows (garter stitch edge). Bind off on the next row in knit.

Wet block your swatch and pin flat until dry.


Abbreviations

k - Knit

p - Purl

RS - Right Side

yo – yarn over (increase one stitch)

st - stitch/stitches

WS - Wrong Side

p2tog – purl two stitches together (decrease one stitch)