The Crown Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #185

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the crown stitch. This stitch uses garter stitch and simple lace techniques to add delicate rows of detail to the fabric. The simple crown stitch could be used for edging, detail work or striping on any project!

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Materials Used

Imperial Yarn Erin: Worsted 3 ply

One of Imperial Stock Ranch’s newest offerings, Erin is a terrific all-around medium worsted weight yarn. It is especially nice for color work and textured stitch patterns. Available in eight colors as well as Natural and is a great choice for hand dye projects.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
Garter
Garter Stitch
Sl St
Slip Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 5

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 5

  • Row 1: Knit
  • Row 2: Knit
  • Row 3: Knit
  • Row 4: Knit
  • Row 5: k1, *k1, winding yarn round needle 3 times; rep from * to end.
  • Row 6: *sl 5sts pwise dropping extra loops, return these 5sts to main needle then work into these 5sts together as follows: k1, [p1,k1] twice; rep from 8 to end.
  • Row 7: Knit
  • Row 8: Knit
  • Repeat these 8 rows until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Crowns Stitch

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