Knitting materials and tools:
<> DPN 4 mm (UK 8 or US 6)
<> For this example I was using a bulky yarn
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.
k1b – knit one below – insert your needle into the stitch that is below the next stitch on your needle, wrap the yarn as you normally would to knit, pull it through the stitch and then you going to let all of this drop of your needle.
Knit one below stitch pattern:
Cast on a multiple of 4 sts plus 3 extra stitches plus 2 selvage stitches. Cast on 17 sts.
Row 1: sel s, *p3, k1 – repeat from *, p3, sel s.
Row 2: sel s, *k3, p1 – repeat from *, k3, sel s.
Row 3: sel s, *p3, k1b – repeat from *, p3, sel s.
Row 4: sel s, *k3, p1 – repeat from *, k3, sel s.
Repeat Rows 3-4 to form pattern.