The Linen Stitch is a simple, two-row repeat that makes a dense, flat fabric that looks woven instead of knit.
Want to give it a try? Download the free Ravelry PDF, which includes a link to an instructional video on the Linen Stitch. (The video is also available at the bottom of this post.
For a little variation, here is the stitch knit in two-row stripes. Cool zig-zaggy look!
And here it is knit by holding two strands of yarn together as if they were one –
Maybe you already have ideas for projects using this stitch, but here are some of mine. Placemats, table runners, rugs…yes, all of my ideas seem to revolve around home decor.