How to Knit the Half Linen Stitch

by Maureen Uebelhoer


  • Yarn
  • Knitting Needles
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Abbreviations: co: cast-on, k: knit, p: purl, sl 1 wyif: slip 1 stitch with yarn in front

    Step 2

    co an even number of sts. For my swatch I co 16 sts.

    Step 3

    Row 1: *k1, sl 1 wyif; rep from* to end of row

    Step 4

    Row 2: purl all sts

    Step 5

    Row 3: *sl 1 wyif, k1; rep from* to end of row

    Step 6

    Row 4: purl all sts

    Step 7

    Repeat rows 1-4 until desired length.

    Step 8

    This swatch is worked over 4 repeats. I LOVE this stitch & it is so pretty!