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.

Horseshoe

Horseshoe Lace Stitch Pattern

Knitted in a multiple of 10 sts, + 1 and 8-row repeat.
Row 1 - RS: * K1, yo, k3, S2KP, k3, yo; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 2 and all wrong side rows: Purl all sts.
Row 3: * K2, yo, k2, S2KP, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 5: * K3, yo, k1, S2KP, k1, yo, k2; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 7: * K4, yo, S2KP, yo, k3; rep from * to last st, k1.

Knitting abbreviations:
K, P: Knit, purl | Yarn over: Yo.
S2KP: Slip 2 sts together, knit 1, pass 2 slipped stitches over.

Mock Honeycomb

Mock Honeycomb knitting stitch pattern. Used knit and purl sts, slip stitch wyif and knit uls

Knitted in a multiple of 4 sts + 1 and a 12-row repeat.
Row 1 and all wrong side rows: Purl all sts.
Row 2 - Right side: K1, * sl 3 wyif, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 4: K1, * sl 3 wyif, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 6: K2, * k1 uls, k3; rep from * to last 3 sts, k1 uls, k2.
Row 8: K3, * sl 3 wyif, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 10: K3, * sl 3 wyif, k1; rep from * to last 2, k2.
Row 12: K4, * k1 uls, k3; rep from * to last st, k1.

Knitting abbreviations:
K: Knit | P: Purl: P | SL wyif: Slip stitch purlwise with yarn in front
K1 uls: Knit 1 under loose strands - Insert needle under the loose strands and knit the next stitch.

Right Diagonal Rib

Knit & Purl Stitch Combinaltions. Right Diagonal Rib Stitch

Knitted in a multiple of 6 sts and a12-row repeat.
Row 1: * K4, p2; rep from * to end.
Row 2: * K2, p4; rep from * to end.
Row 3: As row 1.
Row 4: As row 2.
Row 5: K2, * p2, k4; rep from * last 4 sts, p2, k2.
Row 6: P2, * k2. p4; rep from * last 4 sts, k2, p2.
Row 7: As row 5.
Row 8: As row 6.
Row 9: * P2, k4; rep from * to end.
Row 10: * P4, kk2; rep from * to end.
Row 11: As row 9.
Row 12: As row 10.

Knitting abbreviations:
Knit: K | Purl: P.

Diamond Lattice

Diamond Lattice stitch - It is a bit time-consuming to created a diamond pattern, but is interesting to knit. Great for sweaters.

Knitted in a multiple of 8 sts and a 16-row repeat.
All wrong side rows: Knit the knit stitches and purl the purl stitches.
Row 1 - righ side: P3, * RT, p6; rep from * to last 5 sts, RT, p3.
Row 2: K3, * p2, k6; rep from * to last 5 sts, p2, k3.
Row 3: P2, * BC, FC, p4; rep from * to last 6 sts, BC, FC, p2.
Row 4: K2, * p1, k2, p1, k4; rep from * to last 6 sts, p1, k2, p1, k2.
Row 5: P1, * BC, p2, FC, p2; rep from * to last 7 sts, BC, p2, FC, p1.
Row 6: K1, * p1, k4, p1, k2; rep from * to last 7 sts, p1, k4, p1, k1..
Row 7: * BC, p4, FC; rep from * to end.
Row 8: P1, * k6, p2; rep from * to last 7 sts, p6, k1.
Row 9: K1, * p6, LT; rep from * to last 7 sts, p6, k1.
Row 10: P1, * k6, p2; rep from * to last 7 sts, p6, k1.
Row 11: * FC, p4, BC; rep from * to end.
Row 12: K1, * p1, k4, p1, k2; rep from * to last 7 sts, p1, k4, p1, k1.
Row 13: P1, * FC, p2, BC, p2; repeat from * to last 7 sts, FC, p2, BC, p1.
Row 14: K2, * p1, k2, p1, k4; rep from * to last 6 sts, p1, k2, p1, k2.
Row 15: P2, * FC, BC, p4; rep from * to last 6 sts, FC, BC, p2.
Row 16: K3, * p2, k6; rep from * to last 5 sts, p2, k3.

Knitting abbreviations:
K: Knit | P: Purl.
BC: Back Cross - Skip the first stitch, knit the second stitch, leave on needle, then purl the skipped stitch. Slip both stitches from the needle together
FC: Front Cross - Skip the first stitch, purl through the backloop the second stitch, then knit the skipped stitch. Slip both stitches from the needle together
RT: Right Twist - Skip the first stitch, knit the second stitch, then knit the skipped stitch. Slip both stitches from the needle together
 LT: Left Twist - Skip the first stitch. knit through the backloop the second stitch, then knit the skipped stitch. Slip both stitches from the needle together

Use double pointed needle:
BC -  Slip 1 stitch to dpn and hold in back; k1, then p1 from dpn.
FC -  Slip 1 stitch to dpn and hold in front; p1, then k1 from dpn.
RT - Slip 1 stitch to dpn and hold in back, k1, then k1 from dpn.
LT - Slip 1 stitch to dpn and hold in front; k1, then k1 from dpn.

Long-Slip Textured

The Long-Slip Textured is no common stitch. This pattern creates a thick but very soft fabric.

Cast on an odd number of sts.
Row 1 - Wrong side: Purl all sts.
Row 2 - Right side: K1, * sl 1 wyib, k1;repeat from * to end.
Row 3: P1, * sl 1 wyif, p1;repeat from * to end.
Row 4: K1, * sl 1 wyib, k1;repeat from * to end.
Row 5: Purl all sts.
Row 6: K2, * sl 1 wyib, k1; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Row 7: P2, * sl 1 wyif, p1; repeat from * to last st, p1.
Row 8: K2, * sl 1 wyib, k1; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Repeat rows 1 to 8.

Knitting abbreviations:
K: Knit | P: Purl | Slip stitch purlwise: Sl.
Wyif: With yarn in front | Wyib: With yarn in back.


Vine lace

Vine lace is a simple four-row lace pattern and is my current favorite stitch pattern!

Vine lace is a simple four-row lace pattern and is my current favorite stitch pattern! Glad to see someone else using it!
Cast on a multiple of 9 sts, + 4 and 4-row repeat.
Row 1 - Righ side: K3, * yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to last st, k1
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: K2, * yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 4: Purl.

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

Diamond Lattice

Diamond Lattice - Lace knit stitch pattern. Skill level: Experienced
Wrap 5: K2, p1, k2, transfer this 5 sts to a third needle, wrap the yarn 3 times around  all the sts, transfer them to the right needle again.
Knitted in a multiple of 12 sts, + 1 and a 16-row repeat.
Row 1: K4, * wrap 5, k7; rep from *, ending last rep with k4 (instead of k7).
Row 2: K4, * p5, k7; rep from *, ending last rep with k4 (instead of k7).
Row 3: P3, * k2tog, (k1, yo) twice, k1, ssk, p5; rep from *, ending last rep with p3 (instead of p5).
Row 4: K3, * p7, k5; rep from *, ending last rep with k3 (instead of k5).
Row 5: P2, * k2tog, k1, yo, k3, yo, k1, ssk, p3; rep from *, ending last rep with p2 (instead of p3).
Row 6: K2, * p9, k3; rep from *, ending last rep with k2 (instead of k3).
Row 7: P1, * k2tog, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, yo, k1, ssk, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 8: K1, * p11, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 9: P1, k9, * wrap 5, k7; rep from * to last 3 sts, k2, p1.
Row 10: P3, * k7, p5; rep from *, ending last rep with p3 (instead of p5).
Row 11: K1, * yo, k1, ssk, p5, k2tog, k1, yo, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 12: P4, * k5, p7; rep from *, ending last rep with p4 (instead of p7).
Row 13: K2, * yo, k1, ssk, p3, k2tog, k1, yo k3; rep from *, ending last rep with k2.
Row 14: P5, * k3, p9; rep from *, ending last rep with p5 (instead of p9).
Row 15: K1, * yo, ssk, yo, k1, ssk, p1, k2tog, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 16: P6, * k1, p11; rep from *, ending last rep with p6 (instead of p11).

Knitting abbreviations:
K: Knit | P: Purl | Yo: Yarn over.
K2tog: Knit 2 sts together | Ssk: Slip slip knit.
P2tog: Purl 2 sts together | Ssp: Slip slip purl.

Old Shale 4

Old shale variation - Stitch pattern 4. It is an easy stitch to master

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

Twist Zig Zag

Skill: Intermediate  |  Yarn shown in this swatch: Katia 100% cotton.   |   Needles: US 3 - 3.25mm.

Yarn shown in this swatch: Katia 100% cotton
Needles: US 3 - 3.25mm
Skill: Intermediate

Techniques used:
Knit: K.
Purl: P.
Slip stitch purlwise with yarn in front: Sl.
Right twist: RT - Skip 1 stitch and knit the second stitch, leave on needle; then knit the skipped stitch, slip both stitches from the needle together.
Left twist: LT - Skip 1 stitch and knit into back of second stitch, leave on needle; then knit the skipped stitch, slip both stitches from the needle together.

Instructions: Cast on a multiple of  6 sts +3.
Row 1: * K1, RT; repeat from * to end.          
Row 2: * P1, sl 1, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 3: * RT, k1; repeat from * to end.
Row 4: * P2, sl 1; repeat from * to end.
Row 5: K2, * RT, k1; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Row 6: * Sl 1, p2; repeat from * to end.
Rows 7 through 12: Repeat rows 1 through 6.
Row 13: * K1, RT; repeat from * to end.
Row 14: * P1, sl 1, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 15: * K1, LT; repeat from * to end.
Row 16: * Sl 1, p2; repeat from * to end.
Row 17: K2, * LT, k1; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Row 18: * P2, sl 1; repeat from * to end.
Row 19: * LT, k1; repeat from * to end.
Row 20: * P1, sl 1, p1; repeat from * to end.
Rows 21 through 26: Repeat rows 15 through 20.
Row 27: * K1, LT; repeat from * to end.
Row 28: * Sl 1, p2; repeat from * to end.
Repeat these 28 rows.

Lace Cable

Lace Cable stitch pattern

Yarn shown in this swatch: Katia Panama.
Needles: US 2 - 2.75mm.
Skill: Intermediate.

Techniques used:
Knit: K.
Purl: P.
Yarn over: Yo.
Slip slip knit: Ssk.
Purl 2 sts together: P2tog.
Cable 4 front: C4F - Slip next 2 sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, knit 2 sts from left-hand needle, then knit 2 sts from cable needle.

Instructions:
Knitted in a multiple of 12 sts +8 and a 12-row repeat.
Row 1 - Right side: P2, * k2, yo, ssk, p2; repeat from * to end.
Row 2 and all wrong side rows: K2, * p2, yo, p2tog, k2; repeat from * to end.
Row 3: P2, * k2, yo, ssk, p2; repeat from * to end.
Row 5: P2, * C4F, p2, k2, yo, ssk, p2; repeat from * to last 6sts, C4F, p2.
Row 7: P2, * k2, yo, ssk, p2; repeat from * to end.
Row 9: P2, * k2, yo, ssk, p2; repeat from * to end.
Row 11: P2, * k2, yo, skk, p2, C4F, p2; repeat from * to last 6 sts, k2, yo, ssk, p2.
Row 12: K2, * p2, yo, p2tog, k2; repeat from * to end.

Japanese Feather Stitch

Japanese Feather Stitch  |  Lace Knitting Patterns

Knitted in a multiple of 11 sts, + 1 and 28 row repeat.
Row 1 and all wrong side rows: K1, * p10, k1; repeat from * to end.
Row 2 - right side: P1, * k10, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 4: P1, * k10, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 6: P1, * k1, (yo, k1) 3 times, (ssk) 3 times, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 8: P1, * k1, (k1, yo) 3 times, (ssk) 3 times, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 10: As row 6.
Row 12: As row 8.
Row 14: As row 6.
Row 16: P1, * k10, p1 repeat from * to end.
Row 18: P1, * k10, p1 repeat from * to end.
Row 20: P1, * (k2-tog) 3 times, (k1, yo) 3 times, k1, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 22: P1, * (k2-tog) 3 times, (yo, k1) 3 times, k1, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 24: As row 20.
Row 26: As row 22.
Row 28: As row 20.

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

 

Faux Braid

Lace Knitting Sitch Patterns 
Knitted in a multiple of 11 sts + 1.
Row 1: P1, * k6, k2tog, k2, yo, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 2 and all wrong side rows: K1, * p10, k1; repeat from * to end.
Row 3: P1, * k5, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 5: P1, * k4, k2tog, k2, yo, k2, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 7: P1, * yo, k2, sl 2 tog- k1 - p2sso, k2, yo, k3, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 9: P1, * k1, yo, k2, ssk, k5, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 11: P1, * k2, yo, k2, ssk, k4, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 13: P1, * k3, yo, k2, k3tog, k2, yo, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 14: K1, * p10, k1; repeat from * to end.
Repeat rows 3 to 14 till necessary for completing your project.

Knitting abbreviations:
Knit: K  |  Purl: P  |  Yarn over: Yo  |  Knit 2 sts together: K2tog  |  Slip slip knit: Ssk.
Slip 2 stitches as if to knit 2 togher, knit 1, pass 2 slipped stitches over: sl 2 tog - k1 - p2sso.