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Wave stitch swatch pattern

Work the Wave pattern over 10 stitches. One pattern repeat is 36 rows.

For a swatch cast on 16 sts. 6 for edges and 10 for pattern.

Knit 3 rows and start with the pattern.


  • k – knit
  • p – purl
  • YO – yarn over
  • ssk – slip, slip, knit slipped stitches together
  • k2tog – knit 2 together
  • sk2p – slip 1 st, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over

Wave stitch knitting patternRow 1: k3, *(YO, ssk) twice, YO, sk2p, YO, k2tog, YO, k1*, k3;
Row 2 and all WS rows: k3, purl to last 3 sts, k3;
Row 3: k3, *k1, (YO, ssk) twice, k1, (k2tog, YO) twice*, k3;
Row 5: k3, *k2, YO, ssk, YO, sk2p, YO, k2tog, YO, k1*, k3;
Row 7: k3, *k3, YO, ssk, k1, k2tog, YO, k2*, k3;
Row 9: k3, *k4, YO, sk2p, YO, k3*, k3;
Row 11, 13, 15, 17, 19: k3, *p1, ssk, k2, YO, k1, YO, k2, k2tog*, k3;
Row 21: k3, *k1, ssk, k2, YO, k1, YO, k2, k2tog*, k3;
Row 23: k3, *k1, YO, ssk, k5, k2tog, YO*, k3;
Row 25: k3, *(YO, ssk) twice, k3, k2tog, YO, k1*, k3;
Row 27: k3, *k1, (YO, ssk) twice, k1, (k2tog, YO) twice*, k3;
Row 29: k3, *(YO, ssk) twice, YO, sk2p, YO, k2tog, YO, k1*, k3;
Row 31: k3, *k1, (YO, ssk) twice, k1, (k2tog, YO) twice*, k3;
Row 33: k3, *(YO, ssk) twice, YO, sk2p, YO, k2tog, YO, k1*, k3;
Row 35: k3, *k1, (YO, ssk) twice, k1, (k2tog, YO) twice*, k3;
Row 36: k3, purl to last 3 sts, k3;

Knit 3 rows and cast off.

Wave stitch swatch chart

 

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