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Coloured Squares Knitting Stitch

Coloured Squares Knitting StitchColoured Squares Knitting Stitch

The Coloured Squares Knitting Stitch is a geometric knitting stitch pattern using three colours. Colours not in use can be carried loosely across the back of your work, and in the case of colour C  carried up the side of the work between rows.  The 3 colours are referred to here as A,B and C.

Using A cast on a multiple of 8 stitches plus an additional eight.

Row 1: K4B, * 2A,6B, repeat from * to last 4 stitches, K2A,2B.

Row 2: P2B,* 2A,6B, repeat from to last 6 stitches, P2A, 4B.

Row3: K4A, * 2B,6A,repeat from * to last 4 stitches,2B,4A.

Row4: P2A, * 2B,6A, repeat from * to last 6 stitches, K2B,4A.

Row 5: *K2C,2A,2B,2A,repeat from * to end.

Row 6: *P2A,2B,2A,2C,repeat from to end.

Rows 7 and 8 as rows 3 and 4.

These 8 rows form the pattern.

Knitting Pattern Abbreviations

The Knitting Wool Store Knitting Stitches Triple Zigzag Knitting  Stitch

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