This nautical stitch is easy enough for the beginner as long as you can follow a pattern and can keep track of your stitches. You should definitely make use of a stitch counter to keep track of which row you are on while knitting the Harbor Flag Stitch.

Skill level: Beginner +

10 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 10.
1st row (right side): *p7 k2, p1; rep from * to end
2nd row: *P1, k1, p2, k6; rep from * to end.
3rd row:*P5, k2, p1, k2; rep from * to end.
4th row: *P3 k1,  p2,  k4; rep from * to end.
5th row: *P3, k2, p1, k4; rep from * to end.
6th row: *P5, k1, p2,  k2; rep from * to end.
7th row: *P1, k2, p1, k6; rep from * to end.
8th row: As 6th row.
9th row: As 5th row.
10th row: As 4th row.
11th row: As 3rd row.
12th row: As 2nd row.
13th row: As 1st row.
14th row: *P2, k8; rep from * to end.
Rep these 14 rows.

Knitting Abbreviations:

  • k= knit
  • p=purl
  • rep=repeat

Printable Instructions

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