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Sand Stitch Knitting Pattern for Beginners

Sand Stitch Knitting Pattern for Beginners

The Sand Stitch Knitting Pattern creates punctuated rows of little bumps for an easy texture. This 2-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is a beginner level project that is a great choice for knitting up impressive blankets, pillows, scarves, and more.

This is not a reversible pattern because the right side of the work displays the design, but the wrong (back) side does not. In fact, the wrong side of this pattern is the Broken Rib Stitch texture! Please continue reading to get all your materials, techniques, and written pattern instructions to knit this pattern both flat on straight needles and in the round on circular needles.

Sand Stitch Knitting Pattern

WATCH SAND STITCH KNITTING VIDEO INTRO
Full knitting video tutorial and pattern below


KNITTING MATERIALS FOR SAND STITCH

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

Materials to Knit Sand Stitch Pattern yarn, knitting needles, scissors, and tapestry needle

BEGINNER KNITTING TECHNIQUES

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


KNIT STITCH: 50 KNIT + PURL PATTERN BOOK

Find the Sand Stitch on page 12 of my Knit Stitch Pattern Book. Get your free printable pattern below!

Knit Stitch Pattern Book with Broken Rib and Sand Stitch Patterns

SAND STITCH KNITTING PATTERN
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Sand Stitch Knitting Pattern Swatch

Sand Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

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

The Sand Stitch Knitting Pattern creates punctuated rows of little bumps for an easy texture.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Tools

Instructions

KNITTED FLAT ON STRAIGHT NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 2, plus 1

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): Purl All
  2. Row 2 (Wrong Side): K1, * P1, K1 *

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IN THE ROUND ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 2, plus 1

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): Purl All
  2. Row 2: * P1, K1 *, P1

Notes

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

Repeat pattern between the * * asterisks

Not a Reversible Knit Stitch Pattern

2-Row Repeat

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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

Sand Rib Stitch Knitting Pattern Chart

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