Learn how to work this simple knit stitch by watching this tutorial! Keep reading for tips on how you can use this pattern to knit some of all time favorite knitting projects.


This simple knit stitch consists of multiples of 4+4+4….+1. The total number of rows is 8, and you must start on the right side. If you want to knit a women’s cardigan or sweater that is a medium or large size, you should use a size 10 and 11 needles.

Keep reading for tips on how to make this beautiful knitting stitch.

Uses of this Simple Knit Stitch

For kids, you can knit a very cute cardigan. This particular knit stitch works great for sweaters or cardigans that are made for kids because it has a great texture and makes the perfect piece for spring or autumn! Although this pattern seems easy, it is intricate to knit but it works up quickly and the fit is great too.

Surprise a father, brother, grandfather, or any special gentleman in your life with a lovely knitted cardigan especially made in a chic brown, navy, or a space gray color. Add a button or five and maybe even sew a pocket or two just for kicks! We guarantee they’ll love it as much as we do!

You can even knit a blanket with this gorgeous and warm using this simple knit stitch. For blankets, a pair of size 10 or 11 regular or circular needles can be used. These can range from 32 to 40 inches. Keep in mind that these sizes are recommended for medium weight yarn size blankets.

Tutorial and photos of this stitch by: Sk Knitting.