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How to Knit the Brick Stitch

Updated November 16, 2017
How to Knit the Brick Stitch
How to Knit the Brick Stitch
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Looking for a way to add cool colors and patterns into your next knitting project? This How to Knit the Brick Stitch video tutorial breaks down just how easy adding a little oomph to your project can be. The brick stitch rightfully received its name for giving the appearance of tiny brick building blocks in your knitting project. This knitting stitch can easily be used in all different kinds of projects ranging from a knit dishcloth all the way to a chunky knit blanket! 

How to Knit the Brick Stitch

Brick Stitch Knitting Tutorial

  1. CO mult of 4 sts + 3.

  2. Rows 1-2: Clr A, k across.

  3. Row 3: (RS) Clr B, k1, (sl 1 wyib, k3), sl 1 wyib, k1.

  4. Row 4: (WS) Clr B, p1, (sl 1 wyif, p3), sl 1 wyif, p1.

  5. Row 5-6: Clr A, k across.

  6. Row 7: (RS) Clr B, k3, (sl 1 wyib, k3).

  7. Row 8: (WS) Clr B, p3, (sl 1 wyif, p3).

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Gorgeous! I've always been nervous to try 2 strand knitting, but this looks pretty simple. Can't wait to give this a try in a swatch!


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