Looking for something particular at The Knitting Wool Store? please use the search box below-

Shop with confidence & security at The Knitting Wool Store- using either your debit, credit card or Paypal.


Chess Board Stitch

chess board stitch

Chess Board Stitch

Chess Board stitch is a small repeating pattern knitting stitch that will produce a thick, almost double fabric when used as an all-over design for a jacket, or try using on the front and back of a sweater with the sleeves worked in either st.st. or reverse st.st.

It is worked over 12 rows to form the pattern.

Cast on a  multiple of 8 stitches

Row 1 *P4 ,K4 rep from * to end.
Row 2 *P4, K4 rep from * to end.
Row 3 *P4 ytb,loop 1R ( insert right-hand needle between 2nd. and 3rd. st. on left-hand needle 2 rows below, wind yarn round needle and draw loop through onto right-hand needle), K4 loop 1L (insert right-hand needle into same place as loop 1R, wind yarn round needle and draw loop through onto right-hand needle), rep. from * to end.
Row 4 *P2 tog,P2,P2tog tbl,K4,rep. from *to end
Rows 5 and 6 As  rows 3 and 4.
Rows 7 and 8 *K4,P4, rep from * to end.
Row 9 *Loop 1R K4, loop 1L, P4 rep from * to end.
Row 10 * K4,P2 tog, P2, P2 tog tbl, repeat from* to end
Rows 11 and 12 as rows 9 and 10.

Abbreviations:
ytb yarn to back
tbl through back of loop
tog work 2 stitches together 

The Knitting Wool Store Knitting Stitches Chess Board stitch

Guarantee from The Knitting Wool Store:-

Remember, if you are not happy with your purchase then you may return your yarn to us for a full no quibble refund.

shaun the sheep

If you have any queries please feel free to Contact Us, we will always be happy to hear from you.

Check our economy Postal Rates Here.

Recent Articles

  1. 400g Alize Miss Yarn,special price for lovely knitting & crochet yarn

    Aug 21, 17 01:39 PM

    400g Alize Miss Yarn purchase 8 x 50g balls of this lovely mercerized knitting and crochet yarn at a bargain price

    Read More

  2. 400g Bulky Knitting Yarn super price for lovely chunky knitting wool

    Aug 17, 17 12:47 AM

    400g Bulky Knitting Yarn purchase quality chunky knitting yarn by Madam Tricote Paris at a very special price

    Read More

  3. Fancy Chunky Yarn delightful knitting yarn full of flowers

    Aug 17, 17 12:28 AM

    Fancy Chunky Yarn Alize Flowers is a gorgeous knitting yarn with flowers sprinkled at random throughout

    Read More