Here is an interesting stitch pattern called the granite stitch. This pattern stitch is easy to knit and has a rope like design to it. The knitted technique creates a thick texture pattern stitch that work well with blankets, sweaters, vests or even scarves. You can find the tutorial of the granite stitch on the website Studio knits at:
Cast on multiples of 2 stitches. Work a 4 x4 stitch gauge before knitting a project.
- Row 1: Knit all stitches
- Row 2: *K2tog; rep from * to end
- Row 3: *(K1, p1) into same stitch; rep from * to end
- Row 4: Purl all stitches
Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.