Box Stitch Knitting Tutorial
Back to the basics with this Box Stitch Knitting Tutorial. Sometimes the best way to get new inspiration for knitting patterns is to go back to some of the basic stitches so you can incorporate it in your knitting projects. Plus, if you are new to knitting this craft video is super helpful in showing you exactly how to complete this stitch. The box stitch is very easy to master, and very easy to incorporate into your other DIY knit projects that you are working on because this is a super symmetrical pattern!
Time to CompleteUnder an hour
Project TypeLearn a Technique
- Knitting needles
How to Knit the Box Stitch
Box Stitch Knitting Instructions
Start with any multiple of four stitches plus two.
Knit two stitches, then do purl two, knit two, all the way across.
Turn your work to the other side and do the exact opposite. Purl two, then knit two, then purl two, and repeat to the end of your row.
Turn your work. Purl two stitches, knit two stitches, purl two stitches, and repeat all the way across your row.
Turn your work. Knit two, purl two, knit two, and repeat all the way across.
Repeat steps 1-5 through the rest of your pattern.