Relief Stripes Knitting Pattern

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Relief Stripes Knitting Pattern

Relief Stripes Knitting Pattern

How to knit horizontal Relief Stripes:

Multiple of 8 + 2 + 2 selvage sts.

Cast on 20 sts (8 + 8 + 2 + 2 selv sts) and work according to chart. 

RS row and WS row are shown.

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

The pat rep = 8 sts wide.

Rows 1 and 3: knit all sts.

Row 2: purl all sts.

Rows 4 and 6: selv st (edge), * P2, slip 2 pwise, leave yarn at back of work, K2, slip 2 pwise, leave yarn at back of work, P2, repeat from *, selv st.

Row 5: selv st, * K2, slip 2 pwise, leave yarn at front of work, P2, slip 2 pwise, leave yarn at front of work, repeat from *, end with K2 and selv st.

Rows 7 and 9: knit all sts.

Row 8: purl all sts.

Rows 10 and 12: selv st, * K2, slip 2 pwise, leave yarn at back of work, P2, slip 2 pwise, leave yarn at back of work, K2, repeat from *, selv st.

Row 11: selv st, * P2, slip 2 pwise, leave yarn at front of work, K2, slip 2 pwise, leave yarn at front of work, repeat from *, end with P2 and selv st.

Repeat Rows 1-12 throughout.

Relief stitch chart