4x2 Basket Weave

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4x2 Basket Weave - Stitch Sample

Beautiful 4x2 variation of the traditional 4x4 Basket Weave.

Difficulty level: Easy

Instructions

You need a stitch number multiple of 6 + 6 + 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.

4x2 Basket Weave - Knitting Chart

Symbol Key

- edge stitch

- knit 1

- purl 1

Traditional Instructions

Rows 1 and 3 (right side): edge st, p2, * k2, p4; repeat from * to last 5 sts, k2, p2, edge st
Rows 2 and 4 (wrong side): edge st, k2, p2, * k4, p2; repeat from * to last 3 sts, k2, edge st
Rows 5 and 7 (right side): edge st, k1, p1, * p3, k2, p1; repeat from * to last 5 sts, p3, k1, edge st
Rows 6 and 8 (wrong side): edge st, p1, k3, * k1, p2, k3; repeat from * to last 3 sts, k1, p1, edge st

Repeat rows 1 to 8.