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Star Stitch Knitting Pattern

This traditional Star Stitch Knitting Pattern is a beautiful brioche design that adds lots of texture and visual interest.

A 6-Row Repeat Stitch, this pattern looks great in one color, as well as multiple rows of yarn colors

Along with up-close photos of my knitting samples, you’ll find links to all the techniques, a printable written pattern, and a video tutorial below. I hope you are inspired to give this beautiful Star Knit Stitch a try!

Star Stitch Knitting Pattern by Studio Knit with Written Instructions and Video Tutorial

KNITTING MATERIALS for the Star Stitch

Feel free to use any gauge yarn and appropriately sized needles for your creative project.


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Slip Knot 
• CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
• K = Knit Stitch
• K2TOG = Knit Two Stitches Together
• P = Purl Stitch
• YO = Yarn Over
Bind Off

Star Knit Stitch Pattern brioche texture in blue color yarn.

Click to Play Step-by-Step Video Tutorial

Printable Knitting Instructions

Star Knit Stitch Pattern brioche texture in blue color yarn.

Star Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

Yield: Star Stitch Knitting Pattern
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 2 hours
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

This traditional Star Stitch is a beautiful brioche knitting pattern that adds lots of texture and visual interest.


  • Yarn - Any Gauge


  • Knitting Needles - Appropriate Size for Yarn
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors


Cast On: Multiples of 3, + 1

  1. Row 1: (Wrong Side): Purl All
  2. Row 2: (Right Side): K1, * (YO, K3, Pass 1st Stitch Over 2nd + 3rd St) * Repeat pattern between the * * asterisks
  3. Row 3: Purl All
  4. Row 4: * (YO, K3, Pass 1st St Over 2nd/3rd St) *, K1
  5. Row 5: Purl All
  6. Row 6: K2, * (YO, K3, Pass 1st St Over 2nd/3rd St) *, YO, K2Tog


Repeat Rows 1 – 6 until your piece is the length you desire.

To change yarn colors, switch yarn prior to knitting any Odd Numbered Purl Row on the Wrong Side.

Non-Reversible Knit Stitch Pattern.

Lies Flat.

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