Serbian stitch

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technique Mosaic knitting
cast-on stitches 8 + 3
ribbed no
reversible no

How to knit

Cast on multiple of 8 + 3 stitches

  • Row 1 RS: with A: k to end
  • Row 2 WS: with A: k to end
  • Row 3 RS: with B: k3, (sl 3 wyib, k5; rep to end)
  • Row 4 WS: with B: k5, (sl 3 wyif; rep to last 3 sts), k3
  • Row 5 RS: with A: k1, (k1, sl 1 wyib, k5, sl 1 wyib; rep to last 2 sts), k2
  • Row 6 WS: with A: k2, (sl 1 wyif, k5, sl 1 wyif; rep to last st), k1
  • Row 7 RS: with B: k1, (sl 1 wyib, k3; rep to last 2 sts), sl 1 wyif, k1
  • Row 8 WS: with B: k1, sl 1 wyif, (k3, sl 1 wyif; rep to last 1 st), k1
  • Row 9 RS: with A: k4, sl 1 wyib, k1, sl 1 wyib, (k5, sl 1 wyib, k1, sl 1 wyib; rep to last 4 sts), k4
  • Row 10 WS: with A: k4, (sl 1 wyif, k1, sl 1 wyif, k5; rep to last 7 sts), sl 1 wyif, k1, sl 1 wyif, k4
  • Row 11 RS: with B: k1, sl 1 wyib, (k5, sl 3 wyib; rep to last st), k1
  • Row 12 WS: with B: k1, (sl 3 wyif, k5; rep to last 2 sts), sl 1 wyif, k1
  • Row 13 RS: with A: k2, (sl 1 wyib, k1, sl 1 wyib, k5; rep to last 1 st), k1
  • Row 14 WS: with A: k1, (k5, sl 1 wyif, k1, sl 1 wyif; rep to last 2 sts), k2
  • Row 15 RS: with B: k3, (sl 1 wyib, k3; rep to end)
  • Row 16 WS: with B: k3, (sl 1 wyif, k3; rep to end)
  • Row 17 RS: with A: k1, (k5, sl 1 wyib, k1, sl 1 wyib; rep to last 2 sts), k2
  • Row 18 WS: with A: k2, (sl 1 wyif, k1, sl 1 wyif, k5; rep to last st), k1

Repeat rows 3-18

Notes

  • sl X wyif: slip X with yarn in front
  • k: knit
  • sts: stitches
  • rep: repeat
  • sl X wyib: slip X with yarn in back
  • p: purl

serbian stitch chart thumbnail Charted instructions