Embossed Check Stitch Knitting Stitch Pattern

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The Embossed Check Stitch knitting stitch pattern is a relatively easy knitting stitch pattern to do and it is a very effective pattern. 

Embossed Check Stitch Knitting Stitch PatternEmbossed Check Stitch | © Deborah Mason & Knitting Naturally

The stitch pattern repeats over eight rows and is basically an alternating twisted rib.  You twist all knit stitches on the front and all of the purl stitches on the back in a 1 x 1 rib pattern for 4 rows and then alternate so that the stitches that were knit stitches in the first four rows are now purl and the purl stitches are now knit.  Easy once you get used to knitting into the back of the stitches to get the twisted effect.

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Instructions for Embossed Check Stitch Knitting Stitch Pattern

The Embossed Check Stitch is knitted over a multiple of two stitches plus 1, and eight rows.

1st row (right side): *KB1; rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: K1, *PB1, k1; rep from * to end of row.
3rd row: P1, *KB1, p1; rep from * to end of row.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: As 1st row.
6th row: PB1, *k1, PB1; rep from * to end of row.
7th row: KB1, *p1, KB1; rep from * to end of row.
8th row: As 6th row.

Repeat these eight rows.


1x1 Rib Knitting Stitch PatternEmbossed Check Stitch | © Deborah Mason & Knitting Naturally

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