Youíre going to love the knitted candy stitch, thatís for sure! Itís a braided stitch great for either the detail on a chunky sweater or an oversized scarf and then, why not, even a cozy hot water bottle cover.†Our extra fine merino†Piuma yarn†has been chosen for this candy stitch. Here you can see it in the Natural White colour, but on our shop there are loads of different colours to choose from, weíve even got some gorgeous print ones.
Letís get started.
Piuma yarn col. Natural white 100 g / 3.5 oz
Knitting needle nį 8 EU / 11 US
Itís done on a multiple of 12 + 3 stitches.
Row 1 - 3 - 5 - 7: *3 purl, knit 9*, always repeat from to * to, purl 3 to finish
row 2 and all the even rows: work the stitches as they appear
row 9: *3 purl, 9 right twist stitch with central rib stitch (place 3 stitches on hold at the back, 3 stitches on hold at the front, knit 3, knit the held stitches at the front, knit the stitches on hold at the back)*
row 11 - 13 - 15: work the stitches as they appear
row 17: repeat from the row 1.
Work the stitches, in the even rows that arenít indicated on the pattern, as they appear: knit on knit and purl on purl. Repeat from * to * for all the row and finish off with the stitches that come after the 2nd asterisks.
If you liked this knit stitch you might also like the knitted Butterfly stitch.