Stockinette & Garter Checks Free Knitting Stitch from Knitting Bee www.knitting-bee.com
Stunning checkered knitting stitch with alternating squares of stockinette stitch and garter stitch creating a lovely pattern that can be used for scarfs, cardigans, sweaters, blankets and more!
Tiny Steps Free Knitting Stitch
Please repeat the pattern between the asterisk’s *
In order to have symmetry for this pattern you need to cast on multiples of 10 + 5
Stockinette & Garter Checks Free Knitting Stitch
Cast on 10 + 5
Rows 1, 3, 5 and 7 (right side of work): *k5, p5*; rep from * to last 5 stitches then k5
Row 2 (and all even rows): purl all stitches
Rows 9, 11, 13 and 15: *p5, k5*; rep from * to last 5 stitches then p5
Row 16: purl all stitches
16 rows make up the free knit and purl knitting stitch pattern!