This vintage Brick Stitch Pattern is an easy stranded colorwork knitting piece that uses two yarn colors of your choice. The white in my example looks like cement in garter stitch holding together my pretty pink bricks in stockinette stitch.
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This knitting pattern is an easy level project, perfect for everyone who has completed my Absolute Beginner Knitting Series.
I think this pattern is perfect to knit up a cozy pillow or fun holiday-themed decor. What will you create with this Brick stitch pattern?
Brick Stitch Pattern
Let’s take a close look at our Brick Stitch Pattern, seeing exactly how those knits and purls and simple slip stitch make up this colorful, interwoven pattern.
Right and Wrong Sides of the Brick Stitch Pattern
MATERIALS to Knit the Brick Stitch Pattern
- Yarn – Cascade Superwash Merino Wool, Bulky
- Knitting Needles – Size 7 US Straight Bamboo
- Tapestry Needle – Clover Chibi Jumbo Bent Tip Darning Needle Set
- Scissors – Gold Stork Crane Scissors
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Brick Stitch Pattern
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KNITTING PATTERN of the Brick Stitch Pattern
We knit this Brick Stitch pattern cast in multiples of 4 stitches for a repeat of 16 rows using 2 yarn colors.
Cast On (Color A) in Multiples of 4 Stitches
Row 1 RIGHT SIDE (Color A) Knit All
Row 2 WRONG SIDE (Color A) Knit All
Row 3 (Color B) * K3, Slip 1 Purlwise *
Row 4 (Color B) * Slip 1, P3 *
Row 5 (Color A) Knit All
Row 6 (Color A) Knit All
Row 7 (Color B) K2, Slip 1, * K3, Slip 1 *, K1
Row 8 (Color B) P1, * Slip 1, P3 *, Slip 1, P2
Row 9 (Color A) Knit All
Row 10 (Color A) Knit All
Row 11 (Color B) K1, Slip 1, * K3, Slip 1 *, K2
Row 12 (Color B) P2, * Slip 1, P3 *, Slip 1, P1
Row 13 (Color A) Knit All
Row 14 (Color A) Knit All
Row 15 (Color B) Slip 1, * K3, Slip 1 *, K3
Row 16 (Color B) P3, * Slip 1, P3 *, Slip 1
When you are done with Row 16, repeat pattern with Row 1.
Continue knitting until your piece is the length you desire, finishing with 2 Knit Rows in Color A and then Binding Off.
ELF ON THE SHELF KNITTED CHIMNEY SLEEPING BAG
This year, our family’s crafty little Elf on the Shelf “Purl” has created a new Chimney Bag for her camping adventures throughout the house, inspired by this Brick Knit Stitch Pattern.
Want to knit up this Chimney Sleeping Bag for your Elf on the Shelf? Download Free Printable Pattern Book:
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