Knitted Belt Strap

A woven belt strap is a stylish accessory that adds a touch of texture and interest to any outfit. The intricate pattern created by weaving yarn or thread together gives the belt a unique look that sets it apart from traditional leather or fabric belts. The process of weaving the belt allows for customization in terms of color, pattern, and width, making it a versatile accessory that can be tailored to suit individual style preferences. Knitting the belt strap by hand allows for a level of precision and quality that is unmatched by mass-produced belts. The end result is a belt that not only serves a practical purpose but also serves as a statement piece that showcases the artistry and creativity of the maker.

Knitting materials and tools:

<> DPN 3 mm (UK 11)

<> Bernat, Maker Fashion (5): 72% cotton, 28% – nylon

Common abbreviations of knitting stitches:

k – knit

p – purl

st(s) – stitch(es)

k2togb – knit two together through the back loop.

sel s – selvage stitch: always slip the first stitch knitwise, work to the last stitch, purl the last stitch

Belt strap knitting pattern:

Cast on 6 sts.

Row 1: sel s, k1, slip the next stitch holding the working yarn in the back, k2togb and do not drop stitches from the left-hand needle, knit again only the first stitch through the back loop, after that drop both stitches off the needle, sel s.

Repeat Row 1 to form the pattern.

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