How to Knit Your Grafts: Other Stitch Patterns

5 July 2023

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Thus far, things have been pretty simple: If you’re grafting in stocking stitch, you follow the basic knitted grafting instructions, and if you’re grafting in ribbing you substitute grafted purl stitch instructions wherever you need a purl stitch in the ribbing.

If you want to get even fancier and graft in a specific texture or colour pattern, things get more complicated, but we’re still going to be working our grafts with knitting techniques and tools rather than sewing!

Note that this article will refer to the instructions from the two previous articles in this series: “How to Knit Your Grafts” for basic knitted grafts and “How to Knit Your Grafts: Ribbing” for basic purled grafts. Keep these articles handy for reference as you read through the instructions here.

    All photos by Kathleen Sperling.

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    About Kathleen Sperling

    Kathleen learned to knit over forty years ago, and has been designing knitting patterns for over a decade, appearing in a variety of both physical and virtual publications. Consequently, there are a fair few techniques, tips, ideas, and opinions swirling around in her brain about knitting, and she loves sharing these with others, to enable them to expand their own knitting repertoires. By day, she's a business analyst for her employer's website content management system, where she's spent the past several years increasing her knowledge about accessibility on the web.

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