How to Knit the Big Basketweave Stitch

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How to Knit the Big Basketweave Stitch
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Abbreviations: k= knit, p= purl, co= cast-on, []= repeat instructions inside brackets # of times specified

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CO in multiples of 18 plus 10. For this swatch I CO 28 sts.

CO in multiples of 18 plus 10. For this swatch I CO 28 sts.

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I was originally knitting this for a different project but found it was too wide so I decided to make a guide for the Big Basketweave Stitch. That is why there are 4 rows below row 1.

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Pattern Row 1:*k11, p2, k2, p2, k1; rep from * ending w/ k10

Pattern Row 1:*k11, p2, k2, p2, k1; rep from * ending w/ k10

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Row 2: p1, k8, p1,*p1,  [k2, p2] twice, k8, p1; rep from * to end

Row 2: p1, k8, p1,*p1, [k2, p2] twice, k8, p1; rep from * to end

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Row 3: *k1, p8, [k2, p2] twice, k1; rep from *, ending last rep k1, p8, k1

Row 3: *k1, p8, [k2, p2] twice, k1; rep from *, ending last rep k1, p8, k1

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Row 4: p10, *p1, k2, p2, k2, p11; rep from* to end

Row 4: p10, *p1, k2, p2, k2, p11; rep from* to end

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Row 5: *k11, p2, k2, p2, k1; rep from *, ending w/ k10

Row 5: *k11, p2, k2, p2, k1; rep from *, ending w/ k10

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Row 6: p1, k8, p1, *p1, [k2, p2] twice, k8, p1, rep from * to end

Row 6: p1, k8, p1, *p1, [k2, p2] twice, k8, p1, rep from * to end

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Row 7: *k1, p8, [k2, p2] twice, k1; rep from* , ending last rep k1, p8, k1

Row 7: *k1, p8, [k2, p2] twice, k1; rep from* , ending last rep k1, p8, k1

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Row 8: p10, *p1, k2, p2, k2, p11; rep from * to end

Row 8: p10, *p1, k2, p2, k2, p11; rep from * to end

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Row 9: k all sts

Row 9: k all sts

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Row 10: [p2, k2] twice, p2, *p10, [k2, p2] twice, rep from * to end

Row 10: [p2, k2] twice, p2, *p10, [k2, p2] twice, rep from * to end

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Row 11:* [k2, p2] twice, k2, p8; rep from * ending with  [k2, p2] twice, k2

Row 11:* [k2, p2] twice, k2, p8; rep from * ending with [k2, p2] twice, k2

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Row 12: [p2, k2] twice, p2, * k8, [p2, k2]twice, p2; rep from * to end

Row 12: [p2, k2] twice, p2, * k8, [p2, k2]twice, p2; rep from * to end

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Row 13 *[k2, p2] twice, k10; rep from *, ending [k2, p2] twice, k2

Row 13 *[k2, p2] twice, k10; rep from *, ending [k2, p2] twice, k2

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Row 14: [p2, k2] twice, p2, *p10, [l2, p2] twice, rep from * to end

Row 14: [p2, k2] twice, p2, *p10, [l2, p2] twice, rep from * to end

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Row 15: *[k2, p2] twice, k2, p8; rep from*, ending w/ [k2, p2] twice, k2

Row 15: *[k2, p2] twice, k2, p8; rep from*, ending w/ [k2, p2] twice, k2

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Row 16: [p2, k2] twice, p2, *k8, [p2, k2] twice, p2; rep from * to end

Row 16: [p2, k2] twice, p2, *k8, [p2, k2] twice, p2; rep from * to end

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Row 17: [k2, p2] twice, k10; rep from * ending w/ [k2, p2] twice, k2

Row 17: [k2, p2] twice, k10; rep from * ending w/ [k2, p2] twice, k2

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Row 18: k all sts Repeat rows 1-18 until desired length

Row 18: k all sts Repeat rows 1-18 until desired length

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