Groove Stripes

Groove Stripes Mosaic Knitting. This simple technique uses slip stitches to create a unique texture.
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Category: Mosaic knitting
Download: PDF knitting pattern
Abbreviations: RS, WS: Right side, wrong side
ST, STS: Stitch, stitches
Rep: Repeat
K: Knit
P: Purl
SL: Slip stitch
WYIB: With yarn in back
WYIF: With yarn in front
Pattern
Cast on a multiple of 6 sts, plus 2.
Row 1 (RS): Color B, K1, * K3, SL1 wyib, K1, SL1 wyib; rep from * to last st, K1.
Row 2 and all WS rows: With same color used on previous row, purl the
purl stitches and slip the slipped stitches WYIF as they face you.
Row 3: Color A, K1, * SL1 wyib, K1, SL1 wyib, K3; rep from * to last st, K1.
Row 5: Color B, K1, * K1, SL1 wyib, K3, SL1 wyib; rep from * to last st, K1.
Row 7: Color A, K1; * K2, (SL1 wyib, K1) twice; rep from * to last st, K1
Row 9: Color B, K1,* (K1, SL1 wyib) twice, K2; rep from * to last st, K1
Row 11: Color A, K1, * SL1 wyib, K3, SL1 wyib, K1; rep from * to last st, K1.
Rep Rows 1 - 12.