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Byzantine Ribbed Knit Stitch Pattern

byzantine ribbed knit stitch pattern that reminds diamonds

byzantine ribbed knit stitch pattern that reminds diamonds

Knitting materials and tools:

<> DPN 4 mm (US 6 / UK 8)

<> Loops&Threads, Impeccable (4): 100 % – Acrylic Yarn

Common abbreviations of knit stitches:

k – knit

p – purl

k4tog bf – at first knit the next four stitches together through the back loop and then knit the same four stitches through the front loop, after that drop all stitches of the needle.

st(s) – stitch(es)

sel s – selvage stitch: always slip the first stitch knitwise, work to the last stitch, purl the last stitch

byzantine knit stitch that looks like fish tail

Byzantine stitch knitting pattern:

Cast on a multiple of 4 sts, plus 2 extra stitches, plus 2 selvage stitches.

Stark knitting with at least 3 or 5 rows of ribbing k2*p2.

Rib Row 1:  sel, s, [k2, p2] – repeat till the end, k2, sel s.

Rib Row 2: sel s, [p2, k2] – repeat till the end, p2, sel s.

Rib Row 3: sel, s, [k2, p2] – repeat till the end, k2, sel s.

Rib Row 4: sel s, [p2, k2] – repeat till the end, p2, sel s.

Rib Row 5: sel, s, [k2, p2] – repeat till the end, k2, sel s.

Row 1: sel, s, *p2, insert the needle underneath the third bar between the last and next stitch and draw up a long loop, k2, insert the needle underneath the third bar between the last and next stitch and draw up a long loop, repeat from * till the end, p2, sel s.

Row 2: sel s, *k2, slip next stitch holding the working yarn in front, p2, slip next stitch holding the working yarn in front, repeat from * till the end, k2, sel s.

Row 3: sel, s, *p2, k4tog bf, repeat from * till the end, p2, sel s.

Row 4: sel, s, [k2, p2] – repeat till the end, k2, sel s.

Row 5: sel s, [p2, k2] – repeat till the end, p2, sel s.

Row 6: sel, s, [k2, p2] – repeat till the end, k2, sel s.

Repeat Rows 1-6 to form a pattern.

byzantine ribbed knit stitch

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4 comments

Carmen 13th November 2023 at 12:06

I just started this and realized there’s no Row 2 or Row 3 in the pattern. HELP!

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Ann 19th November 2023 at 11:53

no worries, go on knitting, it was just Row’s count mistake

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Monica 20th January 2024 at 15:31

Could this be knitted in the round for a beanie? How would you finish the crown?

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Ann 22nd January 2024 at 09:26

This stitch can be use for beret and hats. For the crown decrease purl stitches in between, after that decrease knit stitches and finish with ribbing k1, p1

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