Raised Stockinette

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Raised Stockinette - Right Side Stitch Sample
Image: Raised Stockinette - Front

Raised Stockinette - Wrong Side Stitch Sample
Image: Raised Stockinette - Back

Another variation of the stockinette stitch, created with slip stitches on the wrong side rows. The raised stockinette creates a soft fabric with a ribbing effect and is great for accessories or homeware projects.

Difficulty level: Easy

Instructions

You need a stitch number multiple of 2 + 1 + 2 edge stitches. Repeat the pattern between the arrows as many times as you like.

Work all rows as shown in the chart. Right side rows (1, 3, etc.) are worked from right to left. Wrong side rows (2, 4, etc.) are worked from left to right.

Raised Stockinette - Knitting Chart

Symbol Key

- edge stitch

- slip 1 purlwise with yarn in front

- knit 1

- purl 1

Traditional Instructions

Row 1: edge st, knit across to last st, edge st
Row 2: edge st, * p1, sl1pwyf; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st

Repeat rows 1 through 2.