Reverse Stockinette Stitch

Glossary Cateogry: Basic Stitches

Also called: Reverse St St

The fabric created when you purl on the right side of the fabric and knit on the wrong side. In knitting patterns, Reverse Stockinette stitch is abbreviated as “Reverse Stockinette st” and “Rev St st.”

The wrong side of Stockinette stitch is called Reverse Stockinette stitch. It is created by purling on the right side and knitting on the wrong side. If you’re not knitting it as part of a pattern, you can also just knit in regular Stockinette stitch and then turn the fabric over.

To do Reverse Stockinette Stitch

Row 1 (RS) and all RS rows: P.
Row 2 and all WS rows: K.


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