Garter Stitch

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Garter Stitch - Stitch Sample

The garter stitch is the most basic and with that the easiest knitting stitch. It creates a quite soft reversible fabric and is perfect for any project and for any beginner.

Difficulty level: Easy


You can use any number of stitches + 2 edge stitches.

Purl all stitches on the right and wrong side rows.

Garter Stitch - Knitting Chart

Symbol Key

- edge stitch

- purl 1 on the right and on the wrong side

Traditional Instructions

Row 1: edge st, purl across to last st, edge st

Repeat row 1.