This interesting and very effective elastic knitting stitch makes a unique texture! The stitch makes a beautiful double sided tight pattern that you can use to make a variety of knitting projects!
USES OF THIS ELASTIC KNITTING STITCH?
With this elastic knitting stitch, you can also make scarves, cardigans, and jumpers. Also try to make double sided elastic baby suits, and baby layettes. You can also make elastic knitted accessories like purses, bags, pouches, and cushions. You can even make a cover for a family album, your go-to journal, or a favorite book!
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There are so many elegant yarn colors or snazzy variegated yarns you can work with to pursue these fun stretchy knitting patterns!
Pattern of Elastic Knitting Stitch
To make this elastic knitting stitch, there is a particular way to knit to assure the best result. You also need the right yarn and that is baby cotton yarn. The basic pattern is 4 loops, 2 rows:
Rotary knitting: the number of loops is a multiple of 4 + 1 fr for symmetry and + 2 edge loops.
1st row: skip the edge loop, (2 front, 1 purl, 1 front) repeat until the end of the row, at the end of 1 front, skip the edge loop.
2nd row: skip the edge loop, 1 purl at the beginning, then (3 front, 1 purl) repeat to end of row, skip the edge loop.
Alternate 1st and 2nd row.
Circular knitting: the number of loops is a multiple of 4 + 1 loop to close the circle.
1st row: (3 front, 1 purl) repeat until the end of the row.
2nd row: (1 purl, 1 front, 2 purl) repeat to end of row.
Alternate 1st and 2nd row till the end of the elastic knitting stitch.
Tutorial and photos of this stitch by: LaNa / Стильное вязание.