Tuck stitch is worked on a multiple of 4 rows.
The end stitch at either end on all rows is a knit stitch as is the final row of knitting before cast-off.
Multiples of stitches: 2 stitches, and a knit or purl stitch at each end.
when knit flat
Knitting needles: 4mm / USA 6
Tension of yarn if knit in stocking stitch: 22 stitches and 28 rows = 10cm / 4in square
K knit, K1below insert the right-hand needle into next stitch one row below and knit, P purl, RS right side of work, St(s) Stitch(es), WS wrong side of work
Cast on required number of stitches.
** Row 1 RS: K1 (edge st), knit to last st, K1 (edge st)
Row 2 WS: P1 (edge st), purl to last st P1 (edge st)
Row 3 RS: K1 (edge st), *K1, P1* repeat from * to * last st P1 (edge st)
Row 4 RS: P1 (edge st), *P1, K1below* repeat from * to * last st P1 (edge st) **
Repeat from ** to ** until length required.
Next row: Knit
Read each row right to left.