Knitting materials and tools:
<> DPN 5 mm (US 9 / UK 5)
<> Bernat Maker, Home décor yarn (5): 72% – Cotton, 28% – Nylon
Common abbreviations of knit stitches:
k – knit
p – purl
st(s) – stitch(es)
sel s – selvage stitch: always slip the first stitch knitwise, work to the last stitch, purl the last stitch
Diagonal basketweave knit stitch instructions:
Cast on a multiple of 2 sts, plus 2 selvage stitches.
Row 1: sel s, *knit the 2nd stitch, after knit the 1st stitch and drop both stitches off the needle – repeat from *, sel s. There are 3 different ways to knit it, so I recommend you watch the video tutorial.
Row 2: sel s, p1, *purl the 2nd stitch, after purl the 1st stitch and drop both stitches off the needles – repeat from *, p1, sel s.
Repeat Rows 1-2 to form a pattern.