This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the double alternate andalou stitch. This stitch uses knits and purls to create a subtle textured fabric that is great for blankets, wash cloths, or any pattern that has large panels.
Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 2
For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Row 1: Knit all sts.
Row 2: K2, *p4, k2; rep from * to end.
Row 3: Knit all sts.
Row 4: P2, *p1, k2, p3; rep from * to end.
Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:
Example of the Double Alternate Andalou Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Example of the Double Alternate Andalou Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger)
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