Loaf stitch

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technique Knits and purls
cast-on stitches 8 + 7
ribbed no
reversible no

How to knit

Cast on multiple of 8 + 7 stitches

  • Row 1 RS: (p7, kpk; rep to last 7 sts), p7
  • Row 2 WS: k7, (p3, k7; rep to end)
  • Row 3 RS: (p7, k3; rep to last 7 sts), p7
  • Row 4 WS: k7, (p3, k7; rep to end)
  • Row 5 RS: (p7, k3; rep to last 7 sts), p7
  • Row 6 WS: k7, (p3tog, k7; rep to end)
  • Row 7 RS: p3, (kpk, p7; rep to last 4 sts), kpk, p3
  • Row 8 WS: k3, p3, (k7, p3; rep to last 3 sts), k3
  • Row 9 RS: p3, (k3, p7; rep to last 6 sts), k3, p3
  • Row 10 WS: k3, p3, (k7, p3; rep to last 3 sts), k3
  • Row 11 RS: p3, (k3, p7; rep to last 6 sts), k3, p3
  • Row 12 WS: k3, p3tog, (k7, p3tog; rep to last 3 sts), k3

Repeat all rows

Notes

  • p3tog: purl 3 together
  • p: purl
  • sts: stitches
  • kpk: knit, purl, knit, all in one stitch
  • rep: repeat
  • k: knit

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