High Trestle Tee

TRESTLE STITCH TUTORIAL

If you’re knitting the High Trestle Tee, you’ll encounter the trestle stitch (similar to the butterfly stitch). Here is a quick tutorial on how this stitch is done on the right side of the work.

We are ready to work the first K1ULS on the row below.

trestle stitch 1

Take the right needle and slide it under the loose strands from the rows below.

trestle stitch 2

Then slide the right needle under the next stitch on the left needle (as if to knit).

trestle stitch 3

Knit through the stitch on the left needle AND through the loose strands at the same time.

trestle stitch 5 trestle stitch 6