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How to Knit the Zig Zag Slip Stitch

This stunning slip stitch motif is one knit stitch you'll want to keep around for you original designs!

Easy Zig Zag Slip Stitch Pattern
Easy Zig Zag Slip Stitch Pattern
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The zig zag slip stitch is great for anyone who is just learning how to work the slip stitch in knitting. You can work this pattern into so many different knitting projects to add a simple but cute decorative flair.

Slip stitches come in handy in so many different styles of knitting from chevron stitches to even mosaic colorwork knitting. Give this stitch a try to practice the slip stitch, and you just might find yourself incorporating it into your own original designs!

Easy

Knitting Needle Size3 or 3.25 mm

Materials List

  • Knitting needles
  • Yarn

Instructions

CO a multiple of 4 sts

Row 1: (RS) K across

Row 2: (WS) * S1wyif, p3, rep from * to end of row

Row 3: * K3, s1, rep from * to end of row

Row 4: * Drop slipped stitch from LH needle to front of work (towards the RS), p2, pick up dropped stitch and purl, p1, rep from * to end of row

Row 5: Repeat row 1

Row 6: * P2, s1, p1, rep from * to end of row

Row 7: * K1, s1, k2, rep from * to end of row

Row 8: * S2, drop the slipped stitch from LH needle to front of work (towards the RS), place the 2 slipped stitches back on LH needle, pick up the dropped stitch and place it back on the LH needle, purl these three stitches, p1, rep from * to end of row

Rep rows 1-8

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