IT’S ALL ABOUT THE STITCH!
Are you looking for a new and different stitch to add texture to your next project? The Clove Stitch might be just what you have in mind. It is a simple stitch based on multiples of 4:
Row 2: *p1, k3
Row 3: *p3tog, (k1,yo,k1) into same st
Row 4: *k3, p1
Repeat these 4 rows for the Clove Stitch pattern. Here’s a close-up of the stitch:
Ravelry has a couple of free patterns which use this stitch. Try the Clove Stitch Carnation or the Clove Stitch Scarf:
|Clove Stitch Carnation|
|Clove Stitch Scarf|
The Teegan Sweater is a beautiful example of using the Clove Stitch in a large piece. The Clove stitch forms a panel in the front, back and down the sides of the sleeves of this lovely sweater. Learn to knit this sweater
beginning October 13th. Sign up now if you are interested.
Are you ready to try this stitch? Here’s a You Tube to help get you started.
Have fun knitting, and remember…it’s all about the stitch!