Your question: What are the two common stitches used in knitting?

What are the basic knit stitches?

Basic Knitting Stitches

  • garter stitch. Cast on any number of stitches. …
  • stockinette stitch St st. Cast on any number of stitches. …
  • knit one, purl one (K1, P1) ribbing. k1p1 rib Cast on an odd number of stitches. …
  • knit two, purl two (K2, P2) ribbing. Cast on a multiple of 4 stitches plus 2 extra. …
  • seed stitch. …
  • double seed stitch.

What is a stitch in knitting?

n. A basic stitch in knitting, created by pulling a loop of yarn from the back of the fabric to the front through a previous stitch.

What does knit 1 Purl 2 mean?

That means that you will knit the first two stitches, then purl the next two stitches; then you will knit 2, then purl 2, again, and repeat the steps following the asterisk all across the row until the last two stitches which you will knit.

What is all knit stitch called?

Stockinette Stitch Knitting Patterns

Stockinette stitch is used in almost any knitting pattern. Try it out on a simple project, like a basic hat pattern or baby socks. You can also simply cast a dozen, or so, stitches onto your needle and work the stockinette stitch back and forth to create a scarf.

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