Swatches
Star Stitch

Star Stitch

Texture
Lace
  • Easy to knit
  • Great for summer or spring knits
  • Shines in a bright pop of color

Star Stitch creates a lovely all-over pattern with an open fabric (slightly lacy, but not quite). This simple stitch pulls on the bias as the knitting progresses, but it's easily corrected with wet blocking.

  • Easy to knit
  • Great for summer or spring knits
  • Shines in a bright pop of color
Bellish yellow spine stitch raglan sweater illustration
Bellish yellow spine stitch raglan sweater illustration
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Swatch Pattern

This all-over texture stitch creates a consistent, slightly open fabric. It’s perfect for sweaters (but it’s so fun to knit that you could add it to almost anything!). 


Cast on 33 st using your favorite cast on method.

Knit four rows (garter stitch edge).

Row 1 (RS): Knit

Row 2 (WS): Purl

Row 3 (RS): K2, [(yo, k3, pass 1st stitch over 2nd and 3rd st)] repeat between brackets to last stitch, k1

Row 4 (WS): Purl

Row 5 (RS): K1, [yo, k3, pass 1st st over 2nd and 3rd st)] repeat bet brackets to last 2 st, k2

Row 6 (WS): Purl 

Row 7 (RS): K3, [(yo, k3, pass 1st st over 2nd and 3rd st)] repeat bet brackets to last 3 st, yo, k2tog, k1

Repeat Rows 2 – 7 until swatch is approximately square.

Knit four rows. 

Bind off on next row in knit.


Note: The swatch will noticeably pull on the bias (this will be more prominent in some yarns vs. others), but this is corrected with blocking. Wet block your swatch and pin flat until dry.


Abbreviations

inc - increase

k – Knit

k2tog – Knit two stitches together (decrease 1)

p - Purl

RS - Right side

st - Stitch/stitches

WS - Wrong side

yo – Yarn over (increase 1 st)