A library of popular knitting stitch patterns and how to knit them. Click on the links to access the step-by-step instructions and video tutorials. If you still need to brush up your knitting skills, then I recommend you to work through my free knitting school as well.
The most basic knitting stitch perfect for beginners. Fluffy and stretchy, perfect for scarfs.
A timeless classic for sweaters. The perfect pattern to show off luxurious yarns.
Double Stockinette Stitch
The reversible and non-curling sister of the classic stocking stitch.
1×1 rib stitch
The mother of all cuffs and hems: Stretchy, easy to knit for beginners and very versatile.
2×2 rib stitch
A very popular knitting stitch pattern for hems, cuffs, and socks – with a lot of negative ease
Rib Stitch Variations
An overview of the most common rib stitch variations. 2×2, ziz-zag, twisted rib, etc
A very simple knit/purl variation suitable for beginners, and a great pattern for shawls
A popular and easy 4-row repeat pattern with a lot of texture. Perfect for sweaters and dishcloths
Double Moss Stitch
Stretchier, but just as charming as the Irish Moss Stitch – perfect for scarfs, hats and washcloths.
Incredibly fluffy and perfect for scarfs. An easy 1 row repeat but a bit of yarn eater.
Half Brioche Stitch
A variation of the classic stitch that has two sides and is not reversible
An intricate pattern that needs a bit of practice, but looks almost like crochet.
The twisted sister of the rib stitch: Knit complicated looking patterns with a cable needle
Horseshoe Cable Stitch
A fun variation of the classic cable stitch: Horsehoe cables look wonderful on the front of a sweater or a headband.
Honeycomb Cable Stitch
A cable stitch variation very popular on Aran Sweaters. A lot of structures and a lot of cable fun.
An fabulous way to add structure to any knitting pattern + 5 different ways to knit.
5 Stitch Garter Bobbles
The fun knitting variation of the classic bobble stitch
2-colored bobble stitch
Another fun variation to bring some color(s) into your pattern.
Zig Zag Stitch
Another variation of the rib stitch. Sadly not reversible but a lot of texture and a fun knit
How to knit an I-Cord
An easy way to produce knitted straps and drawstrings with double-pointed needles and some fun variations.
The 10 best edge stitches
A detailed list with the best selvage techniques in knitting and what you can use them for