Stockinette stitch (also referred to as stocking stitch) creates a flat, smooth fabric that is very versatile. The knittingn will stretch amply and has a classic look.

stockinette.jpgInstructions (flat knitting)

Row 1: Knit all stitches

Row 2: Purl all stitches

Repeat these two rows

Instructions (knitting in the round)

Round 1: Knit all stitches

Repeat this round