List of beautiful stitch patterns to use in everyday projects, including knit-purl stitches, rib, cable and twist, lace, leaves for beginners and experienced knitters. You can combine two or more different stitch patterns to produce your own designs.

Old Shale 4

Old shale variation - Stitch pattern 4

Knitted in a multiple of 18 sts and a 4-row repeat.
Row 1 - RS: Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: * (P2tog) 3 times, (yo, k1) 6 times, (p2tog) 3 times; rep from * to end.
Row 4: Purl.

Knitting abbreviations:
K: Knit | P: Purl | Yo: Yarn over | K2tog: Knit 2 sts together.

Old Shale 3

Variation of Old Shale old stitch

Knitted in a multiple of 18 sts and a 4-row repeat.
Row 1 - RS: Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: * (P2tog) 3 times, (yo, k1) 6 times, (p2tog) 3 times; rep from * to end.
Row 4: Knit.

Knitting abbreviations:
K: Knit | P: Purl | Yo: Yarn over | K2tog: Knit 2 sts together.

Old Shale 2

The Old Shale stitch is a easy lace stitch. It is simple and rather rhythmic to work.

Knitted in a multiple of 18 sts and a 4-row repeat.
Row 1- RS: Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: * (K2tog) 3 times, (yo, k1) 6 times, (k2tog) 3 times; rep from * to end.
Row 4: Purl.

Knitting abbreviations:
K: Knit | P: Purl | Yo: Yarn over | K2tog: Knit 2 sts together.

Old Shale 1

The Old Shale stitch is a classic knitting stitch pattern that makes a scalloped edge and rows of lacy fans.

Knitted in a multiple of 18 sts and a 4-row repeat.
Row 1 - RS: Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: *(K2tog) 3 times, (yo, k1) 6 times, (k2tog) 3 times; rep from * to end.
Row 4: Knit.

Knitting abbreviations:
K: Knit | P: Purl | Yo: Yarn over | K2tog: Knit 2 sts together.

Scalloped Ripple

Scalloped Ripple stitch - Simple and beautiful lace stitch. Easy to knit!

Knitted in a mulitple of 18 sts and a 8-row repeat
Row 1 - RS: *(K2tog) 3 times, (k1, yo) 6 times, (k2tog) 3 times; rep from * to end.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: *(K2tog) 3 times, (k1, yo) 6 times, (k2tog) 3 times; rep from * to end.
Row 4: Purl.
Row 5: Knit.
Row 6: Knit.
Row 7: Purl.
Row 8: Knit.

Knitting abbreviations:
K: Knit | P: Purl | Yo: Yarn over | K2tog: Knit 2 sts together.

Wave and Butterfly

Wave and Butterfly Knitting. 2 color slip stitch pattern. Great knit pattern

Color A, cast on a multiple of 10, + 9 sts.
Row 1 - RS: Color A. knit.
Row 2: Color A, knit.
Rows 3, 5, 7, 9, 11: Color B, k2, * sl 5 wyif, k5; rep from * to last 7 sts, sl 5 wyif, k2.
Rows 4, 6, 8, 10: Color A, purl.
Row 12: Color B, p4, * p1 uls, p9; rep from * to last 5 sts, p1 uls, p4.
Row 13: Color A, knit.
Row 14: Color A, knit.
Rows 15, 17, 19, 21, 23: Color B, k7, * sl 5 wyif, k5; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Rows 16, 18, 20, 22: Color B, purl.
Row 24: Color A, p9, * p1 uls, p9; rep from * to end.
Repeat Rows 1 - 24.

Knitting abbreviations:
K: Knit | P: Purl.
SL wyif: Slip stitch purlwise with yarn in front.
P1 uls: Purl 1 under loose strands. Insert left hand needle down through the 5 loose strands below next stitch, purl these 5 strands together with next stitch on needle.

Two-colour Royal Quilting

Two Coloured Royal Quilting  |  Knitting Stitch Patterns

Color A, cast on a multiple of 6,+ 3 sts.
Row 1 - WS: Color A, p2, * sl 5 wyib, p1; rep from * to last st, p1.
Row 2 - RS: Color B, knit.
Row 3: Color B, purl.
Row 4: Color A, k1, sl 3 wyib, k1 uls, * sl 5 wyib, k1 uls; rep from * to last 4 sts, sl 3 wyib, k1.
Row 5: Color A, p1, sl 3 wyib, p1, * sl 5 wyib, p1; rep from * to last 4 sts, sl 3 wyib, p1.
Row 6: Color B, knit.
Row 7: Color B, purl.
Row 8: Color A, k1, k1 uls, * sl 5 wyib, k1 uls; rep from * to last st, k1.
Repeat Rows 1 - 8.

Knitting abbreviations:
K: Knit | P: Purl | SL: Slip stitch purlwise.
WYIF: With yarn in front | WYIB: With yarn in back.
K1 uls: Knit 1 under loose strand.
- Insert needle under loose strand, knit next st and bring completed stitch out under the loose strand to catch strand behind stitch.

Rainbow Feather and Fan

Rainbow Stripe Pattern in Feather and Fan Knit Stitch.

Color A, cast on a multiple of 18 sts.
Row 1 - RS: Color A, knit.
Row 2: Color A, knit.
Row 3: Color B, knit.
Row 4: Color B, purl.
Row 5: Color B, * (k2tog) 3 times, (yo, k1) 6 times, (k2tog) 3 times; rep from * to end.
Row 6: Color B, purl.
You can change the color B to any color you like. Repeat Rows 1 - 6.

Knitting abbreviations:
K: Knit | P: Purl | Yo: Yarn over | K2tog: Knit 2 sts together.

Scallop Shell

Scallop Shell knit pattern. Two color Slip Stitch Knitting. Includes text and video tutorial

Color A, cast on a multiple of 10, + 9 sts.
Rows 1, 3, 5, 7 - RS: Color A, k2, * sl 5 wyif, k5; rep from * to last 7 sts, sl 5 wyif, k2.
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8: Color A, purl.
Row 9: Color B, k4, * k1 uls, k9; rep from * to last 5 sts, k1 uls, k4.
Row 10: Color B, purl.
Rows 11, 13, 15, 17: Color B, k7, * sl 5 wyif, k5; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Rows 12, 14, 16, 18: Color B, purl.
Row 19: Color A, k9, * k1 uls, k9; rep from * to end.
Row 20: Color A, purl.
Repeat Rows 1 - 20.

Knitting abbreviations:
K: Knit | P: Purl.
SL wyif: Slip stitch purlwise with yarn in front.
K1 uls: Knit 1 under loose strands. Insert RH needle through the 4 strands from below, then knit next stitch bringing the knit stitch through the loops.

Two-color Bee stitch

Two-color Bee stitch. Brioche knitting

Knit 1 below
Step 1: Insert your needle into the stitch directly below the next stitch on the LH needle.
Step 2: Wrap and knit as you normally would, allowing the stitch to fall off the left needle as usual.
Color A, cast on an odd number of sts.
Prep 1 - RS: Color A, Knit.
Prep 2: Color A, knit
Begin pattern:
Row 1: Color B, knit 1, * knit 1 below, knit 1; rep from * to end.
Row 2: Color B, knit.
Row 3: Clor A, knit 2,* knit 1 below, knit 1; rep from * to last st, knit 1.
Row 4: Color A, knit.
Repeat Rows 1 - 4.

Bee stitch

Bee stitch - Great stitch pattern. Looks like the Pear Brioche Knitting.

Knit 1 below
Step 1: Insert your needle into the stitch directly below the next stitch on the LH needle.
Step 2: Wrap and knit as you normally would, allowing the stitch to fall off the left needle as usual.
Cast on an odd number of sts and a 4-row repeat.
Row 1 - wrong side: Knit all sts.
Row 2 - right side: Knit 1, * knit 1 below, knit 1; rep from * to end.
Row 3: Knit all sts.
Row 4: Knit 2, knit 1 below, * knit 1, knit 1 below; rep from * to last 2 sts, knit 2.

Cartridge Belt Rib

Cartridge Belt Rib Knitting stitch. Same pattern on both sides. No purl rib pattern. Great idea to try. Quick and easy

Knitted in a multiple of 4, + 3 sts.
Row 1 - RS: Knit 3, * slip 1 wyif, knit 3; rep from * to end.
Row 2: Knit 1, * slip 1 wyif, knit 3; rep from * to last 2 sts, slip 1 wyif, knit 1.
Repeat Rows 1 - 2.
Bind off in a knit 3, purl 1 rib.
How to bind off: Knit 2, slip the first stitch over, knit 1, slip the first stitch over, * purl 1, slip the first stitch over, (knit 1, slip the first stitch over]) 3 times, rep from * to end of row.