What are the types of knitting stitches?

What are the two stitches of knitting?

It is-the knit stitch and purl stitch. These two stitches, and a few other techniques, make up every piece of knit fabric you see and make. Before we jump in I want to share some basic terminology and the two main styles of knitting, which I’ll demonstrate for both the knit and purl stitch.

What are the basic knit stitches?

Basic Knitting Stitches

  • garter stitch. Cast on any number of stitches. …
  • stockinette stitch St st. Cast on any number of stitches. …
  • knit one, purl one (K1, P1) ribbing. k1p1 rib Cast on an odd number of stitches. …
  • knit two, purl two (K2, P2) ribbing. Cast on a multiple of 4 stitches plus 2 extra. …
  • seed stitch. …
  • double seed stitch.

What is the stocking stitch in knitting?

Stocking stitch, or stockinette stitch, is the second most basic of stitch patterns and is created by alternating rows of knit and purl stitches. The right side of the fabric has a ‘V’ pattern and the wrong side has a bar pattern.

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