How to Knit a Double Moss Stitch

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A double moss stitch requires a knowledge of how to do the knit stitch and the purl stitch. This sturdy stitch leaves the knitter with a fantastic textured look to spice up any knitted piece without a lot of effort. Also, this stitch is completely reversible, creating a work without that unsightly "wrong" side.

Things You'll Need

  • Yarn
  • Knitting needles

How to Knit a Double Moss Stitch

  • Choose the yarn that you want to work with and needles that match the weight of your yarn. See yarn packaging for needle size suggestions.

  • Cast on your stitches in multiples of 4 plus 2, in your preferred method of casting on (example: 5 x 4 = 20 + 2 = 22 stitches).

  • Row 1: K2, P2, rep from to last 2 stitches, K2. Row 2: P2, K2, rep from to last 2 stitches, P2. Row 3: Repeat row 2 Row 4: Repeat row 1.

  • Repeat these 4 rows until your piece reaches desired length.

  • Bind off, preferably using the basic bind-off.

Tips & Warnings

  • The double moss stitch is a fun stitch to use to spice up a project that would call for your basic stockinette stitch. Try it on a dishcloth, scarf, blanket or hat.

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