Knit Stitch Patterns

Knit Stitch Pattern Saturday

This week’s stitch pattern is another favorite of mine.  This is Tweed from the Big Book of Knitting Stitch Patterns.

This is a very simple stitch pattern with big results.  It repeats every four rows using one color in the first 2 rows and a second color in the next 2 rows.  For this swatch, I cast on 20 stitches on U.S. Size 7 needles using worsted weight cotton yarn.  The fabric is quite dense.

I originally used this stitch pattern in my Dress Dishcloth titled Let’s Visit Switzerland.  The pattern is part of the Let’s Travel Collection and also available as an individual pattern.

Later, I used it to create a carrying sleeve for my tablet.  I included more details in my post of August 14, 2013.

I plan on using this stitch pattern again in a tote bag, place mat, pillow cover, and possible a scarf.  I think this would knit up beautifully using a solid and a self striping, variegated, or tonal yarn.

How would you use this stitch?  What projects would you like to see with this stitch pattern?

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