This week we have a fresh stitch to add to your knitting collection. The Berry stitch uses the knit and purl techniques to create this interesting design. So, why not grab your needles and yarn and give this stitch a go this weekend.
This stitch is worked over a multiple of 4 stitches. 8 rows form the pattern.
1st row (WS): * (K1, yfwd, K1) all into next st, P3 tog, rep from * to end.
2nd row: * K1, P3, rep from * to end.
3rd row: * K3, P1, rep from * to end.
4th row: * P1, K3, rep from * to end.
5th row: *P3 tog, (K1, yfwd, K1) all into next st, rep from * to end.
6th row: * P3, K1, rep from * to end.
7th row: * P1, K3, rep from * to end.
8th row: * K3, P1, rep from * to end.
Yarn forward (yfwd), row 1: Knit into stitch but do not allow it to drop off needle. Bring the yarn from the back of the work to the front between the needles and knit into the same stitch again allowing it to drop off the needle. (3 stitches have been made out of 1.)
YFWD: Yarn Forward
P3TOG: Purl three stitches together