Checkerboard Knit Stitch

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Checkerboard Knit Stitch

How knit: Checker Knit Stitch or Scales Stitch Pattern.

Multiple of 6 + 5 + 2 selvage sts.

Cast on 25 sts and work according to сhart. RS rows and WS rows are shown.

Read RS rows from right to left, WS rows from left to right.

The pat rep = 6 sts.

Row 1: Purl.

Row 2: Knit.

Row 3: selv st, * K5, slip stitch as if to purl, holding yarn in the front, rep from *, K5, selv st.

Row 4: selv st, P5, * slip stitch as if to purl, holding yarn in the back, P5, rep from *, selv st.

Row 5: selv st, * K5, slip stitch as if to purl, holding yarn in the front, rep from *, K5, selv st.

Row 6: selv st, P5, * slip stitch as if to purl, holding yarn in the back, P5, rep from *, selv st.

Row 7: selv st, * K5, slip stitch as if to purl, holding yarn in the front, rep from *, K5, selv st.

Row 8: Purl.

Row 9: Purl.

Row 10: Knit.

Row 11: selv st, K2, slip stitch as if to purl, holding yarn in the front, * K5, slip stitch as if to purl, holding yarn in the front, rep from *, K2, selv st.

checker stitch checker stitch

Row 12: selv st, P2, * slip stitch as if to purl, holding yarn in the back, P5, rep from *, slip stitch as if to purl, holding yarn in the back, P2, selv st.

Row 13: selv st, K2, slip stitch as if to purl, holding yarn in the front, * K5, slip stitch as if to purl, holding yarn in the front, rep from *, K2, selv st.

Row 14: selv st, P2, * slip stitch as if to purl, holding yarn in the back, P5, rep from *, slip stitch as if to purl, holding yarn in the back, P2, selv st.

Row 15: selv st, K2, slip stitch as if to purl, holding yarn in the front, * K5, slip stitch as if to purl, holding yarn in the front, rep from *, K2, selv st.

Row 16: Purl.

Repeat Rows 1-16 thoughout.

checker stitch chart