The Double Twist Stitch is one of the woven type of knitting stitches which, with the aid of twisting and crossing stitches,produces quite a thick fabric which is ideal for jackets and sweaters.
It is worked over 8 rows.
Cast on a multiple of 4sts.+ 4sts + 2 edge sts.
Row 1,*P2,Tw2R (k into front of 2nd. st. on left-hand needle, then knit 1st st. dropping both sts. of the needle together.) rep from * to lst 2 sts.P2
Row 2,P3,sl 1pw,rep from * to last 2 sts, ps.
Row 3, K1 * Tw2R,K2, rep from * to last st. K1.
Row 4, P4,*sl 1 pw,P3,rep from * to last 2 sts. sl 1 pw,P1
Row 5, P2, Tw2L (K into back of second stitch on left-hand needle, then k1st.st.dropping both sts.off needle tog.) rep from* to last 2 sts, P2.
Row 6, P2 * sl 1 pw, P3,rep from * to last 3 sts.sl 1 pw P2.
Row 7,K3,* Tw2L,K2, rep from * to last 3 sts,Tw2L, K1
Row 8, P1, * sl 1 pw, p3, rep from 8 to lst st. p1