Here are some Basket-weave patterns - perfect for beginner knitters

Basketweave is a fun combination of knit (K) and purl (P) stitches. Here are some patterns - perfect for beginner knitters.  Great for blankets and washcloths as well as bags, pillows, or scarves. Click here to download PDF file )


Basketweave - 4x2
Cast on a multiple of 6 sts + 2.
Row 1 - right side: Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: K2, * p4, k2; rep from * to end.
Row 4: P2, * k4, p2; rep from * to end.
Row 5: K2, * p4, k2; rep from * to end.
Row 6: P2, * k4, p2; rep from * to end.
Row 7: Knit.
Row 8: Purl.
Row 9: P3, * k2, p4; rep from * to last 5 sts, k2, p3.
Row 10: K3, * p2, k4; rep from * to last 5 sts. p2, k3.
Row 11: P3, * k2, p4; rep from * to last 5 sts, k2, p3.
Row 12: K3, * p2, k4; rep from * to last 5 sts. p2, k3.
Rep Rows 1 - 12.


Basket-weave Pattern #3 | KnitPurlStitches.com 

Basketweave - 5x3
Cast on a multiple of 8 sts + 5.
Row 1 - right side: Knit.
Row 2: K5, * p3, k5; rep from * to end.
Row 3: P5, * k3, p5; rep from * to end.
Row 4: K5, * p3, k5; rep from * to end.
Row 5: Knit.
Row 6: K1, * p3, k5; rep from * to last 4 sts, p3, k1.
Row 7: P1, * k3, p5; rep from * to last 4 sts, k3, p1.
Row 8: K1, * p3, k5; rep from * to last 4 sts, p3, k1.
Rep Rows 1 - 8.


Basket-weave Pattern #2 | KnitPurlStitches.com


Double Basket
Cast on a multiple of 18 sts + 10.
Row 1- right side: * K11, p2, k2, p2, k1; rep from * to last 10 sts, k10.
Row 2: P1, k8, p1, * p1, (k2, p2) twice, k8, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 3: * K1, p8, (k2, p2) twice, k1; rep  from *  to last 10 sts, k1, p8, k1.
Row 4: P10, * p1, k2, p2, k2, p11; rep from * to end.
Rows 5 to 8: Rep rows 1 to 4.
Row 9: Knit.
Row 10: (P2, k2) twice, p2, * p10, (k2, p2) twice; rep from *  to end.
Row 11: * (K2, p2) twice, k2, p8; rep from *  to last 10 sts, (k2, p2) twice, k2.
Row 12: (P2, k2) twice, p2, * k8, (p2, k2) twice, p2, rep from * to end.
Row 13: * (K2, p2) twice, k10; rep from * to last 10 sts, (k2, p2) twice, k2.
Rows 14 to 17: Rep rows 10 to 13.
Row 18: Purl
Rep Rows 1 - 18


Double Basket Pattern | KnitPurlStitches.com

Basketweave - Easy
Cast on a multiple of 6 sts + 4.
Row 1 - right side: P1, * k2, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: P4, * k2, p4; rep from * to end.
Row 4: Purl.
Row 5: P1, * k2, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 6: Purl.
Row 7: P1, * K2, p4; rep from * to last 3 sts, k2, p1.
Row 8: Purl.
Rep Rows 1 - 8.


Basket-weave Pattern #4 | KnitPurlStitches.com


Basketweave Ribbing
Cast on a multiple of 8 sts + 3.
Row 1 and all wrong side rows: P3, * k1, p3; rep from * to end.
Row 2 – right side: K3, * p5, k3; rep from * to end.
Row 4: K3, * p5, k3; rep from * to end.
Row 6: K3, * p5, k3; rep from * to end.
Row 8: P4, * k3, p5; rep from * to 7 sts, k3, p4.
Row 10: P4, * k3, p5; rep from * to 7 sts, k3, p4.
Row 12: P4, * k3, p5; rep from * to 7 sts, k3, p4.
Rep Rows 1 - 12.

Basketweave Ribbing | KnitPurlStitches.com