Today’s knitting stitch is for the Diagonal Garter Rib. It’s a very simple, beginner friendly stitch that is worked over 5 stitches and 10 rows using only knits and purls. Below is the written directions with a chart, the video tutorial, and you can use the image to pin to your Pinterest to save for later.
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Easy / Beginner
Paintbox Yarns – Simply DK (100% Acrylic; 100g / 3.5oz; Light #3 weight); Color #116 Melon Sorbet
KnitPicks Straight Knitting needles, size 6 (4.00 mm)
For the sample in the YouTube video, I cast on 22
Directions for the Diagonal Garter Rib:
1 (RS) and every RS row: Knit
2 (WS): *P2, k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2
4: K1, *p2, k3; rep from * to last st, p1
6: K2, *p2, k3; rep from * to end.
8: *K3, p2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2
10: P1, *k3, p2; rep from * to last st, k1
Rep rows 1-10 until desired length is reached, binding off as pattern.
Here’s the video tutorial for you: https://youtu.be/NaakK0kiLDg
You can also download a printable pdf below
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💕 Stacy J
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