Knitting Stitches – Learn how to knit Moss Stitch ZigZag
The knit moss stitch zigzag is a vertical chevron so to speak but so versatile and lovely for any garment or item.
If you are a regular reader of my blog, you'll know that I love anything done in moss stitch. And this pattern is no exception.
All I'm thinking of at the moment are ways for you to use this pattern and I definitely have something in mind to create.
(In the image below, you can note the 'front' and 'back' of the pattern).
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how TO KNIT moss stitch zigzag
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
- 50g of yarn (double knit )
- Knitting Needles according to the thickness of your yarn, I used 4mm (US - 6) (UK - 8)
- Blunt Needles (stitching it together)
- The Pattern
k - knit
p - purl
rep - repeat
RS - Right side
st - stitch
sts - stitches
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more about the moss stitch zigzag
The pattern is knit in multiples of 9 stitches over 10 rows.
the pattern - moss STITCH zigzag
MULTIPLES OF 9
Cast on multiples of 9 stitches - my sample shown is worked over 27 stitches.
Rows 1 (RS): *(k1, p1) x 2, k4, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 2: *p4, (k1,p1) x 2, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 3: (k1, p1) x 3, *k4, (p1, k1) x 2, p1; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 4: p2, *(k1,p1) x 2, k1, p4; rep from * to last 7 sts, (k1,p1) x 2, k1, p2.
Row 5: k3, *(p1,k1) x 2, p1, k4; rep from * to last 6 sts, (p1,k1) x 3.
Row 6: *(k1,p1) x 2, k1, p4; rep from *to end.
Row 7: As 5th row.
Row 8: As 4th row.
Row 9: As 3rd row.
Row 10: As 2nd row.
Repeat rows 1 -10
Repeat the pattern until your work is the desired length.
where to use the moss stitch zigzag
- Jerseys for boys/men
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