Whip up the overlapping waves knit pattern in no time with this simple tutorial

The overlapping wave knit pattern is a favorite among seasoned knitters. This beautiful stitch results in an incredibly detailed pattern that will take any project up a notch. While this particular stitch is definitely a bit more complicated than some of the more basic patterns, it can easily be learned with a bit of time and patience.
In this video posted by Knitting Stitch Pattern, we see a breakdown of each step of this pattern. In no time, you'll be crafting a variety of items with this incredible stitch. Be sure to check out the overlapping wave tutorial below for a visual guide for each step.
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Watch the overlapping waves pattern video tutorial:
Abbreviations
K Knit
P Purl
Yo Yarn over
ssk slip slip knit
Written patternThe overlapping waves pattern is more complex than other stitches. The pattern includes six stitches plus for in a row of ten. The pattern is repeated until you achieve the desired length.
Row 1 (Right side): K2, * yo, ssk, k4; repeat from * to last 2 stitches, yo, ssk.
Row 2 and all wrong-side rows: Purl all stitches.
Row 3: K2, * yo, k1, ssk, k3; repeat from * to last 2 stitches, yo, ssk.
Row 5: K2, * yo, k2, ssk, k2; repeat from * to last 2 stitches, yo, ssk.
Row 7: K2, * yo, k3, ssk, k1; repeat from * to last 2 stitches, yo, ssk.
Row 9: K2, * yo, k4, ssk; repeat from * to last 2 stitches, yo, ssk.
Row 10: Purl all stitches.
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With a bit of time and patience, you will have this pattern mastered in no time. Be sure to share this pattern (and your results!) with your friends.

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