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.

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.

Moss Diamond and Lozenge

Reversible Knitting * - Moss Diamond and Lozenge stich. Knitting pattern the same on both sides. For knitters with a bit of experience

Knitted in a multiple of 12 sts and a 44-row repeat.
Rows 1 and 2: K6, p6.
Rows 3 and 4: P1, k5, p5, k1.
Rows 5 and 6: K1, p1, k4, p4, k1, p1.
Rows 7 and 8: P1, k1, p1, k3, p3, k1, p1, k1.
Rows 9 and 10: (K1, p1) twice, k2, p2, (k1, p1) twice.
Rows 11 and 12: (P1, k1) 6 times.
Rows 13 and 14: (K1, p1) 6 times.
Rows 15 and 16: (P1, k1) twice, p2, k2, (p1, k1) twice.
Rows 17 and 18: K1, p1, k1, p3, k3, p1, k1, p1.
Rows 19 and 20: P1, k1, p4, k4, p1, k1.
Rows 21 and 22: K1, p5, k5, p1.
Rows 23 and 24: P6, k6.
Rows 25 and 26: P5, k1, p1, k5.
Rows 27 and 28: P4, (k1, p1) twice, k4.
Rows 29 and 30: P3, (k1, p1) 3 times, k3.
Rows 31 and 32: P2, (k1, p1) 4 times, k2.
Rows 33 and 34: (P1, k1) 6 times.
Rows 35 and 36: (K1, p1) 6 times.
Rows 37 and 38: K2, (p1, k1) 4 times, p2.
Rows 39 and 40: K3, (p1, k1) 3 times, p3.
Rows 41 and 42: K4, (p1, k1) twice, p4.
Rows 43 and 44: K5, p1, k1, p5.

Knitting abbreviations:
K: Knit | P: Purl: P.

Right Diagonal

Right Diagonal slip stitch knitting. Free pattern and video tutorials on how to knit

Knitted in a multiple of 6, +4 sts and a 6-row repeat.
Row 1 - RS: K1, * sl 2 wyif, k4; rep from * to last 3 sts, sl 2 wyif, k1.
Row 2: P2, * sl 2 wyib, p4; rep from * to last 2 sts, sl 1 wyib, p1.
Row 3: K5, * sl 2 wyif, k4; rep from * to last 5 sts, sl 2 wyif, k3.
Row 4: P4, * sl 2 wyib, p4; rep from * to end.
Row 5: K3, * sl 2 wyif, k4; rep from * to last 1 st, k1.
Row 6: P1, sl 1 wyib, p4, * sl 2 wyib, p4; rep from * to last 4 sts, sl 2 wyib, p2.

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

Left Diagonal

Left diagonal slip stitch knitting - free pattern.

Knitted in a multiple of 6 sts, +4 and a 6-row repeat.
Row 1 - RS: K1, * sl 2 wyif, k4; rep from * to last 3 sts, sl 2 wyif, k1.
Row 2: P1, sl 1 wyib, p4, * sl 2 wyib, p4; rep from * to last 4 sts, sl 2 wyib, p2.
Row 3: K3, * sl 2 wyif, k4; rep from * to last 1 st, k1.
Row 4: P4, * sl 2 wyib, p4; rep from * to end.
Row 5: K5, * sl 2 wyif, k4; rep from * to last 5 sts, sl 2 wyif, k3.
Row 6: P2, * sl 2 wyib, p4; rep from * to last 2 sts, sl 1 wyib, p1.

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

Trellis

Trellis Slip stitch knitting.

Knitted in a multiple of 6, + 3 sts and a 8-row repeat.
Row 1 and all wrong side rows: Purl all sts.
Row 2 - Right side: K2, * sl 5 wyif, k1; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 4: K4, * k1 uls, k5; rep from * to last 5 sts, k1 uls, k4.
Row 6: K1, sl 3 wyif, k1, * sl 5 wyif, k1; rep from * to last 4 sts, sl 3 wyif, k1.
Row 8: K1, * k1 uls, k5; rep from * to last 2 sts, k1 uls, k1.

Knitting abbreviations:
K: Knit | P: Purl | SL wyif: Slip stitch purlwise with yarn in front.
K1 uls: Knit 1 under loose strand.
- Insert right needle under loose strand and then into next stitch knitwise, from front to back. Knit stitch normally then bring new stitch out from under the strand.
Knit 1 under loose strand

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.

Labyrinth

All just knits and purls. Labyrinth Textured knitting stitch. Both sides are the same

Knitted in a multiple of 18 sts.
Row 1 - RS: Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: Knit 3, * purl 3, knit 15; rep from *, ending last rep with knit 12.
Row 4: Purl 12, * knit 3, purl 15; rep from *, ending last rep with purl 3.
Rows 5 - 6: Repeat Rows 3 - 4.

Row 7: * Knit 3, purl 15; rep from * to end.
Row 8: * Knit 15, purl 3; rep from * to end.
Rows 9: * Knit 3, purl 15; rep from * to end.
Rows 10 - 11 - 12: Repeat Rows 7 - 8 - 9.
Row 13: Purl 12, * knit 3, purl 15; rep from *, ending last rep with purl 3..
Row 14: Knit 3, * purl 3, knit 15; rep from *, ending last rep with knit 12.
Row 15: Purl 12, * knit 3, purl 15; rep from *, ending last rep with purl 3.
Row 16: Purl 6, * knit 3, purl 15; rep from *, ending last rep with purl 9.
Row 17: Knit 9, * purl 3, knit 15; rept from *, ending last rep with knit 6
Row 18: Purl 6, * knit 3, purl 15; rep from *, ending last rep with purl 9.
Rows 19 - 20 - 21: Repeat Rows 16 - 17 - 18.
Rows 22 - 23 - 24: Repeat Rows 13 - 14 - 15.
Repeat Rows 7 - 24.