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X - Stitch Sample

X is a simple and yet very elegant knit and purl stitch, that would be perfect for a luxurious set of cushions, a hand bag and even a sweater.

Difficulty level: Easy

Instructions

You need a stitch number multiple of 12 + 1 + 2 edge stitches. Repeat the pattern between the arrows as many times as you like.

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

X - Knitting Chart

Symbol Key

- edge stitch

- knit 1

- purl 1

Traditional Instructions

Row 1: edge st, * p2, k1, p7, k1, p1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 2: edge st, k1, * k1, p1, k7, p1, k2; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 3: edge st, * p1, k3, p5, k3; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 4: edge st; k1, * p3, k5, p3, k1; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 5: edge st, * k5, p3, k4; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 6: edge st, p1, * p4, k3, p5; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 7: edge st, * (p1, k5) x 2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 8: edge st, k1, * (p5, k1) x 2; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 9: edge st, * p2, k9, p1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 10: edge st, k1, * k1, p9, k2; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 11: edge st, * p3, k3, p1, k3, p2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 12: edge st, k1, * k2, p3, k1, p3, k3; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 13: edge st, * p4, (k1, p3) x 2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 14: edge st, k1, * (k3, p1) x 2, k4; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 15: same as row 11
Row 16: same as row 12
Row 17: same as row 9
Row 18: same as row 10
Row 19: same as row 7
Row 20: same as row 8
Row 21: same as row 5
Row 22: same as row 6
Row 23: same as row 3
Row 24: same as row 4

Repeat rows 1 through 24.