May
13

Linen Stitch | How to Knit & Crochet this Textured Pattern

Linen Stitch | How to Knit and Crochet Linen Stitch Pattern with Vickie Howell

This week on Ask Me Monday I show how to knit and crochet linen stitch patterns. This pattern is great for easy-breezy Summer garments or home decor items.  I show you how to work the patterns both flat and in-the-round. Watch the episode, then practice by making your own swatches using the instructions below.

 


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Linen Stitch | How to Knit and Crochet Linen Stitch Pattern with Vickie Howell

Linen Stitch | How to Knit

Worked Flat (aka back and forth)

CO an odd amount of sts.

Row 1 (RS): *K1, sl 1 wyif  (with yarn in front); rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 2: *Sl 1 wyib (with yarn in back), p1; rep from * to last st, sl 1.

Repeat Rows 1-2 for pattern stitch.

 

Worked in-the-Round

CO an even amount of sts. Join Rnd.

Rnd 1: *K1, sl 1 wyif  (with yarn in front); rep from * to end.

Rnd 2: *Sl 1 wyif, k1; rep from * to end.

Repeat Rnds 1-2 for pattern stitch.

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Linen Stitch Cowl Pattern Available in May YarnYAY! Box

 

Linen Stitch | How to Crochet

Worked Flat (aka back and forth)

Ch an even amount of sts.

Row 1 (RS): Sc in 4th ch from hook (counts as sc, ch1, sk 1), *ch 1, sk 1, sc; rep from * to end. Turn.

Row 2: Ch2 (counts as sc, ch 1), *sc in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk sc; rep to end. Turn.

Repeat Row 2 for pattern stitch.

 

Worked in-the-Round (spiral)

Ch an even amount of sts. Join rnd, place stitch marker.

Note: This piece is worked in a spiral, so stitch marker is used to mark the beginning of rnds.

Rnd 1: Ch 2, sk 1 *sc, ch 1, sk 1; rep from * to end.

Rnd 2: *Sl 1 wyif, k1; rep from * to end.

Repeat Rnds 1-2 for pattern stitch.

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Linen Stitch Cowl Pattern Available in May YarnYAY! Box

 

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5 Responses to “Linen Stitch | How to Knit & Crochet this Textured Pattern”

  1. Diane Riley

    I would like to see easy way to knit lace shawls. I love your enthusiasm and spirit. I appreciate your encouragement to create. Thanks for all you do!!!!

    Reply
  2. Karen Kurtz

    Can you give a ball park estimate on number of cast on sts to start with, or how to figure this out.
    Thank You, love your show.

    Reply
    • Vickie Howell

      It truly doesn’t matter for a swatch, but 20 is usually a good number. 🙂

      Reply

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