Stocking Stitch

How to knit, Knitting basics

Stocking stitch, also called stockinette stitch, abbreviated as st st, is probably the most common type of knitting in knitwear, hand knit or machine knit. To make stocking stitch, knit all right side rows, and purl all wrong side rows. Reverse stocking stitch, also called reverse stockinette stitch, abbreviated as rev st st, is the … Read More

Garter Stitch

How to knit, Knitting basics

Garter stitch is one the basic knitted fabrics. To work garter stitch when working back and forth, just knit every row. To work garter stitch in the round, alternate knit and purl rows.