ZigZag Waves

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ZigZag Waves - Stitch Sample

Vertical reverse garter stitch waves on a stockinette stitch background.

Difficulty level: Medium

Instructions

You need a stitch number multiple of 9 + 1 + 2 edge stitches. Repeat the pattern between the arrows as many times as you like.

Work the right side rows (1, 3, etc.) from right to left, as shown in the chart. Purl all stitches on the wrong side.

ZigZag Waves - Knitting Chart

Symbol Key

- edge stitch

- knit 1

- purl 1

Traditional Instructions

Row 1: edge st, * k4, p2, k3; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 2 & the rest of the wrong side rows: edge st, purl across to last st, edge st
Row 3: edge st, * k3, p2, k4; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 5: edge st, * k2, p3, k2, p2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 7: edge st, * k1, p4, k1, p2, k1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 9: same as row 5
Row 11: same as row 3
Row 13: same as row 1
Row 15: edge st, * k5, p2, k2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 17: edge st, * k1, p2, k2, p3, k1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 19: edge st, * k2, p2, k1, p4; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 21: same as row 17
Row 23: same as row 15

Repeat rows 1 through 24.