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Day 3 : Alternating Garter Rib Knit Stitch : #21daysofbeginnerknitstitches


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Welcome to Day 3 of the 21 Days of Beginner Knit Stitches Series:
Alternating Garter Rib Knit Stitch


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Alternating Garter Rib Knit Stitch : Day 3 of the 21 Days of Beginner Knit Stitches : Brome Fields : #21daysofbeginnerknitstitches


:) Pattern, Knit Flat:

  • CO in multiples of 6
  • This is not a reversible stitch, see the photos below
  • Row 2 = Right side/Front
  • For my swatch I CO 18 STS
  • Row 1: *P3, K3*
  • Row 2: *K*
  • Row 3: *P3, K3*
  • Row 4: *K*
  • Row 5: *P3, K3*
  • Row 6: *K*
  • Row 7: *P3, K3*
  • Row 8: *K*
  • Row 9: *K3, P3*
  • Row 10: *K*
  • Row 11: *K3, P3*
  • Row 12: *K*
  • Row 13: *K3, P3*
  • Row 14: *K*
  • Row 15: *K3, P3*
  • Row 16: *K*
  • Repeat rows 1-16 until desired length.
  • If you’re not adding a border, to BO I recommend ending on a row 15 and BO in the row 16 pattern.
  • When you’re finished I recommend lightly blocking it by spraying it with water from a water bottle and giving it a little tug to stretch out the garter stitch sections and lay flat to dry.

My thoughts:

I think this stitch would make a nice blanket with a garter stitch border.

The yarn I’m using is Softee Chunky by Bernat.

It’s a super bulky yarn and they recommend using size 11 needles, I used size 11, which is amazing, I usually have to use a smaller size than recommended.

It’s 100% acrylic, which is great if you’re allergic to wool and looking for a super bulky alternative. It feels nice and sturdy, almost like a wool. It’s not fluffy, it has a nice twist to it, it’s spun consistently, not thick and thin, so it has nice stitch definition.


:) Front:

Alternating Garter Rib Knit Stitch : Day 3 of the 21 Days of Beginner Knit Stitches : Brome Fields : #21daysofbeginnerknitstitches


:) Back:

Alternating Garter Rib Knit Stitch : Day 3 of the 21 Days of Beginner Knit Stitches : Brome Fields : #21daysofbeginnerknitstitches


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21 Days of Beginner Knit Stitches : Brome Fields


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Alternating Garter Rib Knit Stitch : Day 3 of the 21 Days of Beginner Knit Stitches : Brome Fields
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