How to knit the triangle stitch pattern

Textured stitch patterns add interest to your knit garments. We often think it’s too complicated to work patterns like this, but nothing could be further from the truth.

Today we’ll teach you to knit the triangle stitch pattern, it creates a combination of little flags of stockinette and seed stitch patterns.

knit the triangle stitch pattern

This stitch is much easier to do than it looks, because all you need to know is how to knit and purl.

Worked in multiples of 16 stitches. This stitch pattern is not reversible.

Row 1: *purl 1 stitch, knit 7 stitches, (purl 1 stitch, knit 1 stitch), repeat instructions between parentheses 4 times*.
Repeat from * to * until the end of the row.

Row 2: *purl 2 stitches, (knit 1 stitch, purl 1 stitch), repeat the instructions between parentheses 3 times, purl 6 stitches, knit 1 stitch, purl 1 stitch*.
Repeat from * to * until the end of the row.

Row 3: *purl 1 stitch, knit 1 stitch, purl 1 stitch, knit 5 stitches, (purl 1 stitch, knit 1 stitch), repeat the instructions between parentheses 2 times, purl 1 stitch, knit 3 stitches*.

Repeat from * to * until the end of the row.

Row 4: *purl 4 stitches, (knit 1 stitch, purl 1 stitch), repeat the instructions between parentheses 2 times*.

Repeat from * to * until the end of the row.

Row 5: *purl 1 stitch, (knit 1 stitch, purl 1 stitch), repeat the instructions between parentheses 2 times, knit 3 stitches, purl 1 stitch, knit 1 stitch, purl 1 stitch, knit 5 stitches*.
Repeat from * to * until the end of the row.

Row 6: *purl 6 stitches, knit 1 stitch, purl 3 stitches, (knit 1 stitch, purl 1 stitch), repeat the instructions between parentheses 3 times*.
Repeat from * to * until the end of the row.

Row 7: *purl 1 stitch, (knit 1 stitch, purl 1 stitch), repeat the instructions between parentheses 4 times, knit 7 stitches*.
Repeat from * to * until the end of the row.

Row 8: Same as row 6.

Row 9: Same as row 5.

Row 10: Same as row 4.

Row 11: Same as row 3.

Row 12: Same as row 2.

Repeat rows 1 through 12 until you reach the desired length.

knit the triangle stitch pattern

We love this stitch! 🙂 How about you?

The texture is emphasized when knit with our petite wool, it would be perfect for a cozy scarf.

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