Basketweave Stitch Pattern (2) [FREE Knitted Stitch Pattern]

Lilac knitted fabric with a basketweave pattern followed by a text area that says "Learn how to knit: Basketweave Stitch Pattern #2, learnknittingonline.com" and a back side of the lilac knitted fabric with a basketweave patternA Basketweave Stitch Pattern is always a popular Knit and Purl Pattern. And like many popular patterns, it has many different variations.

In fact, this particular variation uses the seed stitch instead of the garter stitch which gives the finished fabric an interesting look.

The reverse side of the fabric is not a mirror image of the front. However, it still has a nice and interesting look and texture.

As a matter of fact, this variation of the Basketweave Pattern is a great choice for a number of different knitting projects. Suggested projects are scarves, baby blankets, washcloths, etc.

Furthermore, it is a great stitch pattern to use if you want to replace a garter stitch or stockinette stitch pattern.

If you would like to try out a variation of this lovely stitch pattern, you can find one here: Basketweave Stitch Pattern (1)

This free knit stitch pattern is ideal for Level 2 - Confident Beginner Knitters

Techniques Needed For Basketweave Stitch Pattern (2)

Abbreviation                       Description                               Tutorial

k                                                   knit                                              Knit Stitch Continental Style 
                                                                                                            Knit Stitch English Style

p                                                   purl                                              Purl Stitch Continental Style
                                                                                                            Purl Stitch English Style

Other Abbreviations Used

ws                                               wrong side

rs                                                 right side

rep                                              repeat

st(s)                                            stitch(es)

Instructions (Knitted Flat)

Multiple of 8 + 3 sts

Row 1(RS): Knit

Row 2: Purl

Row 3: K1,  * k3, p2, k1, p2 *; rep from * to * to last 4 sts, k3, then k1

Row 4: K1, p3, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p3 *; rep from * to * to last st, K1

Row 5: K1,  * k3, p2, k1, p2 *; rep from * to * to last 4 sts, k3, then k1

Row 6: K1, p3, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p3 *; rep from * to * to last st, K1

Row 7:  Knit

Row 8: Purl

Row 9: K1, p1, k1, p2, k3, p1 *; rep from * to * to last 4 sts, p1 k1, p1, then k1

Row 10: K1, p1, k1, p1, * k1, p3, k1, p1, k1, p1 *; rep * to * to last st, K1

Row 11: K1, p1, k1, p2, k3, p1 *; rep from * to * to last 4 sts, p1 k1, p1, then k1

Row 12: K1, p1, k1, p1, * k1, p3, k1, p1, k1, p1 *; rep * to * to last st, K1

Repeat rows 1 – 12 until the desired length is reached.

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