What are the basic knitting stitches?

What type of stitches are there in knitting?

A guide to knitting 18 types of stitches & techniques

  • Knit stitch/Garter stitch. If you’re a newbie to knitting, the knit stitch is the beginner’s bestie! …
  • Purl stitch. …
  • Slip stitch. …
  • Stocking stitch/Stockinette stitch. …
  • Seed stitch. …
  • 1 x 1 Rib stitch. …
  • 2 x 2 Rib stitch. …
  • K2tog.

What is KB1 in knitting?

KB1 is the abbreviation for: knit one in the; back loop of the stitch. Insert one needle (right needle) into the back loop of the stitch on the left needle (Knit Stitch). Wind the yarn over the right hand needle.

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