Such a funny name for this fun knitting pattern. It does indeed look like a centipede and is one of the easiest knitting patterns to follow. Learn how to knit using the centipede knitting pattern. It's a fun knitting stitch that works up quickly.

Skill level: Beginner

6 Stitch pattern repeat.

Materials and Supplies

You can use any weight yarn along with the appropriate size needles for that particular yarn. A suggestion of needle sizes often is posted on the yarn label (wrapper).

Craft Instructions

Multiple of 6 +4.
1st row (right side): Knit.
2nd row:  P1, k2, *p4, k2; rep from *  to last st, p1.
Rep the last 2 rows 5 times more.
13th  row: Knit.
14th  row:  P4, *k2,  p4 rep from * to end.
Rep the last 2 rows 5 times more.
Rep these 24 rows.

Knitting Abbreviations:

  • k= knit
  • p=purl
  • rep=repeat
  • st=stitch

Printable Instructions

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