The Parallelogram check knitting stitch is made up of simple knit and purl stitches. It is easy enough for a beginner with a little experience.

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): *K5, p5; rep from * end.
2nd row: K4, *p5, k5; rep from * to last 6 sts, p5, k1.
3rd row: P2, *k5, p5; rep from * to last 8 sts k5, p3.
4th row: K2, *p5, k5; rep from * to last 8 sts, p5, k3.
5th row: P4, *k5, p5; rep from * to last 6 sts, k5, p1.
6th row: *P5, k5; rep from * to end.
Rep these 6 rows.

Knitting Abbreviations:

  • k= knit
  • p=purl
  • rep=repeat
  • st(s)=stitch(es)

Printable Instructions

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