The Moss Stitch is the one of the simplest patterns. It can be scaled to any size and looks the same on front and back.
Also known as the American Moss Stitch and the Double Moss Stitch (in British patterns usually), it finishes with a flat, curl-free fabric.
From our Library of Knitting Stitches
// Mult 2 + 1 (ie, odd number of sts) Cast on 21 Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from *, end k1. Row 2: *P1, k1; rep from *, end p1. Row 3: *P1, k1; rep from *, end p1. Row 4: *K1, p1; rep from *, end k1. Repeat Rows 1-4 3x
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