The country grove stitch reminds me of a picnic in the country. It has a checker board look to it and would make a beautiful knit baby blanket. If making an afghan with this stitch, consider making squares of different colors then stitching them together.

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 + 3.
1st and every alt row (right side): Knit.
2nd row: Knit.
4th and 6th rows: P3, *k3,  p3; rep from * to end.
8th and 10th rows: Knit.
12th and 14th rows: K3, *p3, k3; rep from to end.
16th row: Knit.
Rep these 16 rows.

Knitting Abbreviations:

  • k= knit
  • p=purl
  • rep=repeat

Printable Instructions

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