Garter Stitch Knitting Pattern

The Garter Stitch is the most basic Knit Stitch Patterns in which you simply knit every row. It is easy to knit, reversible, lies flat, and is stretchy. Get my written instructions and watch my video tutorial further down in this post. This 2-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is an easy level project, perfect for everyone who has completed my Absolute Beginner Knitting Series.

GARTER STITCH PATTERN Learn EASY KNIT AND PURL STITCH PATTERNS in the Absolute Beginner Knitting Series by Studio Knit


CLOSER LOOK at the Garter Knit Stitch Pattern

Let’s take a close look at our Garter Knit Stitch Pattern, seeing exactly how those knit stitches make this pretty, simple pattern. This is a reversible pattern, meaning that both sides of your work, the Right and Wrong sides, are identical.

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KNITTING MATERIALS

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Feel free to use any size yarn and needles for your creative project. My Garter Stitch sample was created with size 7 US knitting needles and worsted weight yarn, along with a Tapestry Needle and Scissors

Materials for Knit Stitch Pattern Written Instructions with Video Tutorial by Studio Knit


HOW TO KNIT THE GARTER STITCH

The Garter Stitch is an easy combination of simple Knit and Purl Stitches. Find my entire library of Knitting Techniques to help knit up this project.

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Watch Step-by-Step Video Tutorial

 


Garter Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

Garter Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

Yield: Garter Stitch Knitting Pattern
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 2 hours
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Difficulty: Experienced Beginner

The Garter Stitch is the most basic Knit Stitch Patterns in which you simply knit every row.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Instructions

Cast On Any Number of Stitches

KNITTED FLAT ON STRAIGHT NEEDLES:

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): Knit All
  2. Row 2 (Wrong Side): Knit All

or

IN THE ROUND ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES:

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): Knit All
  2. Row 2: Purl All

Notes

Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until your piece is the length you desire.

Reversible Knit Stitch Pattern

2-Row Repeat

Lies Flat

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KNITTING TECHNIQUES

  1. Slip Knot 
  2. CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
  3. K = Knit Stitch 
  4. P = Purl Stitch
  5. BO = Bind Off
  6. Weave In Ends

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KNITTING CHART

Knitting Chart of Garter Knit Stitch Pattern Chart with Video Tutorial by Studio Knit


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