Ripple Stripe Pattern [FREE Knitted Stitch Pattern]

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Photo of a periwinkle knitted fabric with a vertical arrow pattern followed by a text area that says "Learn how to knit Ripple Stripe Pattern," and a back side photo of a periwinkle knitted fabric with a vertical arrow pattern belowThis particular Ripple Stripe Pattern is one of the many variations of the ever-popular Ripple Stitch Pattern.

In addition, this is also just one variation of the Ripple Stripe Pattern, of which there are many alternatives.

The simple knit and purl pattern produces a simple, yet attractive V-pattern divided by vertical “stripes” that tends to draw many compliments.

In fact, this easy-knit stitch pattern lends itself really well to garments such as children’s sweaters, skirts, and dresses, giving these garments a real boost in appeal.

Furthermore, just like with most knit and purl patterns, you can use it to replace garter stitch or stockinette stitch patterns in knitting patterns.

This free knit stitch pattern is ideal for Level 3 - Easy Level Knitters

Techniques Needed for Ripple Stripe Pattern

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 sts plus 1.

Row 1 (RS): K4, * p1, k7; rep from *, end p1, k4

Row 2: P3, * k3, p5; rep from *, end k3, p3

Row 3: K2, * p2, k1, p2, k3; rep from * , end last repeat k2

Row 4: P1, * k2, p3, k2, p1; rep from *

Row 5: K1, * p1, k5, p1, k1; rep from *

Row 6: Purl

Repeat Rows 1 to 6 until you have reached your desired length

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