How to knit garter stitch

Published on June 20, 2019 1 min read

The garter stitch is a simple technique that makes a lovely wavy pattern simply by making repeat rows of the knit stitch. In this tutorial, we'll show you just how quick and simple it is in three easy steps!

How to knit garter stitch step-by-step

1

Get started. Insert the needle into the stitch knitwise, bring the yarn around the needle.

2

Slide that needle. Slide the needle underneath and through the stitch, slide it onto the right needle.

3

Keep going! Repeat until the end of the row. Yay, you did it! You knitted a whole row of garter stitch. Woohoo!

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