Stitch of the Week: Labyrinth Stitch


labyrinth stitch

This week’s Stitch of the Week is the “Labyrinth Stitch”, fresh from The Wool Shop.

Labyrinth Stitch is a reversible stitch that only uses knit and purl but does require concentration! This stitch has a lot of elasticity so is perfect for an oversized jumper.

Difficulty: Easy

 Cast on a multiple of 18 sts


Row 1 – RS: Knit
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: Knit 3, * purl 3, knit 15; rep from *, ending last rep with knit 12
Row 4: Purl 12, * knit 3, purl 15; rep from *, ending last rep with purl 3
Rows 5 – 6: Repeat Rows 3 – 4

Row 7: * Knit 3, purl 15; repeat from * to end
Row 8: * Knit 15, purl 3; repeat from * to end
Rows 9: * Knit 3, purl 15; repeat from * to end
Rows 10 – 11 – 12: Repeat Rows 7 – 8 – 9
Row 13: Purl 12, * knit 3, purl 15; repeat from *, ending last repeat with purl 3
Row 14: Knit 3, * purl 3, knit 15; repeat from *, ending last repeat with knit 12
Row 15: Purl 12, * knit 3, purl 15; repeat from *, ending last repeat with purl 3
Row 16: Purl 6, * knit 3, purl 15; repeat from *, ending last repeat with purl 9
Row 17: Knit 9, * purl 3, knit 15; repeat from *, ending last repeat with knit 6
Row 18: Purl 6, * knit 3, purl 15; repeat from *, ending last repeat with purl 9
Rows 19 – 20 – 21: Repeat Rows 16 – 17 – 18
Rows 22 – 23 – 24: Repeat Rows 13 – 14 – 15

Repeat Rows 7 – 24

 

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