Entrelac Knitting Stitch

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 2Entrelac Knitting Stitch

The Entrelac Knitting Stitch looks as a weave basket. This require from 6 to 7 turns to form a little diamond pattern. Entrelac Knitting Stitch is very simple because it only requires knowing how to knit and how to purl, to make this pattern to look most beautiful you can use two different colors. Just follow the instructions and you will see as soon you get it will be faster and easier.

 

 

Note: This article is divided in 3 parts:

Entrelac Knitting Stitch

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 2nd Part

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 3rd Part

 


Materials:

2 Yarns #4: 1 Light brown (you can change the color)

1 Cream (you can change the color)

Needles size 6

 

Cast On 20 stitches (for a 6.5” wide scarf) with light brown yarn (or darker color)

Entrelac Knitting Stitch, Cast On



1.            First, with the light brown color yarn:

a) This side is going to be the wrong side. Purl 2

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 1a

b) Turn your work to the right side, then Knit 2

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 1b

c) Turn your work to the wrong side Purl 3

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 1c

d) Turn your work to the right side, then Knit 3nb

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 1d

e) Turn your work to the wrong side Purl 4

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 1e

f) Turn your work to the right side, then Knit 4

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 1f


g) Turn, Purl 5 here you have done with these five stitches that you have in your right needle.

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 1g

h) Now you will repeat from “a)” through “g)” from this group using the following stitches that you have in your left needle.

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 1h

i) You have created 4 little triangles in total. For now they look like 4 little uneven squares.

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 1i

Join the cream color yarn to your light brown color yarn by tying them together if you want you can cut the light brown color yarn.

NOTE: Your Knitting side will be the right side and you purling side will be the wrong side.

 

2.            Second, with cream color yarn:

Here you are going to create 2 little triangles, one at the beginning and one at the end, plus 3 rectangles in the middle.

a) Knit 2

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 2a

b) Turn Purl 2

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 2b

c) Turn here you are going to create two stitches from one, by knitting the first stitch, but do not let go the old stitch, now bring the working yarn to the front and purl 1,from the same old stitch. You will have 2 stitches in your right needle.

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 2c1  Entrelac Knitting Stitch 2c2  Entrelac Knitting Stitch 2c3  Entrelac Knitting Stitch 2c4

d) Knit the next (cream color) stitch together with the following (Light brown) stitch, by the back of the cream color. Now you have three cream color stitches in your right needle.

Entrelac Knitting Stitch 2d1  Entrelac Knitting Stitch 2d2

For the second and third part of this article click the following “Entrelac Knitting Stitch 2nd Part”, “Entrelac Knitting Stitch 3rd Part

 

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