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Foxgloves Knit Stitch Pattern

Meet a new addition to your collection of knitting stitches – a foxglove stitch. Simple, yet powerful, beautiful and unconventional. A perfect stitch to create a new winter hat for you and your family. Grab your double-pointed needles and let’s work it out together. There are no particularly tricky moments, but knowing how to knit cables would be super helpful. Still, give it a try even if you consider yourself a beginner. Check how to knit foxglove stitch on my youtube channel and ask questions if you get stuck. Ready to knit a hat with foxglove stitch? Stay tuned, pattern is on the way 😉

Knitting materials and tools:

<> DPN 5 mm (US8/UK6).

<> Schaffhauser Wolle SUPERSTAR yarn – 83% Acrylic, 17% Viscose, Color # 82, 50 grams – 100 meters.

Common abbreviations of knit stitches:

k – knit

p – purl

st(s) – stitch(es)

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

ryo – reverse yarn over: bring the yarn to the front over the top of the right needle.

C2(3)B – Slip 2 stitches to the extra needle and hold in back of work, k3tog from the left hand needle, k2 from the extra needle.

C3(2)F – Slip 3 stitches to the extra needle and hold in front of work, k2 from the left hand needle, k3tog from the extra needle.

pt – petal: knit first stitch and do not slip it of the needle, ryo, knit one more time the same stitch and slip it of the needle.

How to knit a petal

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

Foxgloves stitch pattern:

Cast on a multiple of 9 sts plus 2 extra sts and plus 2 selvage stitches. In my example 31 stitches.

Row1 (RS): sel s, p2 *k2, pt, k1, pt, k2, p2 – repeat from *, sel s.

Row 2: sel s, k2, *p2, slip next 7 sts to the right-hand needle holding working yarn in front, (count ryo as one stitch), p2, k2 – repeat *, sel s.

Row 3 (RS): sel s, p2, *C2(3)B, k1, C3(2)F, p2 – repeat from *, sel s.

Row 4: sel s, k2, *p3 slip next st to the right-hand needle holding working yarn in front, p3, k2– repeat from *, sel s.

Repeat Rows 1-4 as many times as needed.

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10 comments
Noeleen Baxter 30th November 2020 at 02:41

HI,

I love the look of the Foxglove pattern.
I would love some help with the stitch reverse yarn over. I am having difficulty following this video.
Can I have some assistance as I would love to be able to learn this beautiful stitch.
Thank you.
Noeleen

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Knitting Guru 30th November 2020 at 07:52

Hi Noeleen. How can I help you? Do want another video? Reverse yarn over is similar to yarn over stitch but done in opposite direction. Let me know how can I help you

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carolynn basque 13th December 2020 at 16:16

Your knit stitch looks backwards to me so to do your pt I can’t follow the photos or the video

It looks like there are now 3 stitches for 1. Is that right ??

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Knitting Guru 14th December 2020 at 17:02

Hi Carolynn. yes it is 3 sts (k1, ryo, k1) for 1. it does not matter how your knit stitch looks just make 3 from 1

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Kathy 2nd January 2021 at 07:02

It seems you are knitting with 2 strands of yarn. Is 5his still with the number 8 needle?

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Knitting Guru 2nd January 2021 at 09:33

Hi Kathy. yes, 5 mm knitting needles

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Jaswinder matharu 4th February 2021 at 07:44

Very beautiful knitting design foxglove so thrilled to watch you knitting video awesome the way you teach love to knit this design o my granddaughter hat .jaswinder Matharu 🇬🇧

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Knitting Guru 4th February 2021 at 17:44

Thank you so much for your kind feedback. I am also planning to knit a matching mittens 🙂

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Jill 4th February 2021 at 23:41

I love the design, now I need to practice this new way to knitting before attempting this beautiful design.

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Knitting Guru 5th February 2021 at 00:21

Hi Jill. You do not need to practice new way, knit and purl as you did before and you will get the same result, trust me 🙂

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