Basic stitch patterns
Knitting - Basic Techniques
The basic knit fabrics—stockinette stitch, garter stitch, and rib stitch—are made by combining knit-stitches and purl-stitches. Knitting instructions are often given as symbol charts, so learning to read a chart is important.
|Reading a symbol chart||Stockinette (or stocking) stitch||Garter stitch|
Single rib (1x1 OR K1-P1)
Double rib (2x2 OR K2-P2)