This pattern calls for you to wrap the yarn twice around the needle between your knit one stitches. The reason for this is that by wrapping extra loops around the needle then dropping them in the next row provides you with loose stitches so that you can make multiple stitches while stitching through 3 stitches together.

Skill level: Intermediate

3 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 3 + 2.
1st row (right side): Knit.
2nd row: Knit
3rd row: K2, *wrap yarn around needle twice, k1; rep from * to end.
4th row:  K1, *pass next 3 sts to right-hand needle dropping extra loops as you transfer the stitches, pass these 3 sts back to the left-hand needle, k1,  p1, k1 through 3 sts tog; rep from * to last st, k1.
Rep these 4 rows.

Knitting Abbreviations:

  • k= knit
  • p=purl
  • rep=repeat
  • sts=stitches
  • tog=together

Printable Instructions

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