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Linen Stitch Tutorial with Video

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Stitchopedia Knit Linen Stitch from Jessie At Home

Learn to knit the linen stitch, also called the fabric stitch, in rows or rounds. I have written out the stitch pattern with process photos, and included a video.

This video will show you the linen stitch worked in rows, and explain how to knit the linen stitch in rounds as well.

Written instructions with photos:

co ~ cast on
k ~ knit
p ~ purl
m1l ~ make 1 left
m1r ~ make 1 right

Pattern in rows:
Co an even number
Row 1: (Slip 1 purl wise with yarn in front, k1) across.
Row 2: (Slip 1 purl wise with yarn in back, p1) across.
Repeat rows 1 and 2 to desired length.

Pattern in rounds:
Co an odd number
Round 1: Slip 1 purl wise with yarn in front, (k1, slip 1 purl wise with yarn in front) across.
Round 2: k1, (Slip 1 purl wise with yarn in front, k1) across.
Repeat rounds 1 and 2 to desired length.

Here are some photos to help as well:

Slip one purl wise with yarn in front.
Move yarn to the back to set up for the next knit stitch.
Knit one.
Done! Repeat the two stitches across the row or round.
Slip one purl wise with yarn in back.
Move yarn to the front and purl one.
Done! Repeat the last two stitches across the row.

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