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Window Stitch Knitting Pattern for Beginners

The Window Stitch Knitting Pattern creates little blocks of textured squares separated by vertical lines with just knit and purl knitting techniques.

This 14-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern in a simple combination of knits and purls. It 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.

Please continue reading to get all your materials, techniques, and free written pattern instructions to knit this pattern both flat on straight needles and in the round on circular needles. Find this pattern on page 59-60 of my Knit Stitch Pattern Book

Knitted Window Stitch Pattern in white yarn on knitting needle.

KNITTING MATERIALS for the Window Stitch

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HOW TO KNIT THE WINDOW STITCH

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

Window Stitch Knit Stitch Pattern

KNIT STITCH: 50 KNIT + PURL PATTERN BOOK

Find the Window Stitch on page 59-60 of my Knit Stitch Pattern Book. Get your free printable pattern below!

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Window Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

Yield: Window Stitch Pattern

The Window Stitch Pattern creates little blocks of textured squares separated by vertical lines with just knit and purl knitting techniques.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Tools

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

Instructions

KNITTED FLAT ON STRAIGHT NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 12, plus 2

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): Knit All
  2. Row 2 (Wrong Side): Purl All
  3. Row 3: * K4, P6, K2 *, K2
  4. Row 4: P2, * P2, K6, P4 *
  5. Row 5: * K2, P2, K6, P2 *, K2
  6. Row 6: P2, * K2, P6, K2, P2 *
  7. Row 7: * K2, P2, K6, P2 *, K2
  8. Row 8: P2, * K2, P6, K2, P2 *
  9. Row 9: * K2, P2, K6, P2 *, K2
  10. Row 10: P2, * K2, P6, K2, P2 *
  11. Row 11: * K2, P2, K6, P2 *, K2
  12. Row 12: P2, * K2, P6, K2, P2 *
  13. Row 13: * K4, P6, K2 *, K2
  14. Row 14: P2, * P2, K6, P4 *

or

IN THE ROUND ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 12, plus 2

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): Knit All
  2. Row 2: Knit All
  3. Row 3: * K4, P6, K2 *, K2
  4. Row 4: * K4, P6, K2 *, K2
  5. Row 5: * K2, P2, K6, P2 *, K2
  6. Row 6: * K2, P2, K6, P2 *, K2
  7. Row 7: * K2, P2, K6, P2 *, K2
  8. Row 8: * K2, P2, K6, P2 *, K2
  9. Row 9: * K2, P2, K6, P2 *, K2
  10. Row 10: * K2, P2, K6, P2 *, K2
  11. Row 11: * K2, P2, K6, P2 *, K2
  12. Row 12: * K2, P2, K6, P2 *, K2
  13. Row 13: * K4, P6, K2 *, K2
  14. Row 14: * K4, P6, K2 *, K2

Notes

Repeat Rows 1 – 14 until your piece is the length you desire

Repeat pattern between the * * asterisks

Reversible Knit Stitch Pattern

14-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

Window Stitch Knitting Pattern Chart

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