Today's tutorial is on the Knit Linen Stitch. I've used this stitch in my Knit Tyler Slouch Beanie (pattern available soon!). This stitch is super simple to knit with just a 2 round repeat so it's great for beginners! I will provide instructions on working this stitch in the round. Click here or below link to watch the tutorial knitted in rows.
It's important that you make sure your slip stitches are not tight or it'll pull your stitches together.
Yarn. I'm using Knit Pick's Tuff Puff Super Bulky Wool in the video
Appropriate Circular Needles size (or double pointed needles). I'm using 16" Hiya Hiya Brand (US 15 for the super bulky yarn)
Stitch Marker (make your own stitch marker!)
co – Cast on
st(s) - Stitch(es)
k – Knit
sl - slip a stitch (purl-wise)
wyif - With yarn in front
rep – Repeat
co any odd number of sts, add stitch marker and join careful not to twist sts.
I use the invisible joining method which requires 1 additional st
Round 1: k1, *sl1 wyif, k1. Rep from * around.
Round 2: sl1 wyif, *k1, sl1 wyif. Rep from * around.
Rep Rounds 1 & 2 until desired size. That's it! How simple is this beautiful stitch!?
Knit Linen Stitch (in the round)
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