Garland Stitch

Triple double decrease: K2, s2kp, [insert LH ndl in back of 2nd st on RH ndl, slip first 2 sts off RH ndl, bring right ndl tip to front and pick up free st, sl 1 from LH ndl, k1, pass 2nd and 3rd sts on RH ndl over first st] two times.

Shown with a cast-on count of 13 stitches.

Getting chart...

  • Rows 1, 3, and 9 (RS): Knit.
  • Rows 2, 4, 8, and 10: Purl.
  • Row 5: K1, *yo, k1, repeat from * (multiple of 2 sts, plus 1).
  • Row 6: Knit.
  • Row 7: *K3, k7tog, k2, repeat from * to last st, k1 (multiple of 6 sts, plus 1).
  • Repeat rows 2-7.