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Stitch of the Week: Risotto Stitch

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Risotto Stitch

This stitch is worked over a multiple of 2 stitches. 4 rows form the pattern.

1st row (RS): K.

2nd row: P1, * P2 tog and K2 tog into same 2 sts, rep from * to last st, P1.

3rd row: K.

4th row: P2, * P2 tog and K2 tog into same 2 sts, rep form * to last 2 sts, P2.

Note: Working into same stitches (A), 2nd row (WS): Insert the right-hand needle purlwise through the next 2 sts on left-hand needle, draw through a loop but do not allow sts to drop off needle.

Working into same stitches (B), 2nd row: Take the yarn to the back of the work between the needles.

Working into same stitches (C), 2nd row: Now insert the right-handle needle knitwise through the same 2 sts again. Draw through a loop and allow sts to drop off needle.

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Download the PDF pattern here.


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