How to Knit the Crown Stitch

How to Knit the Crown Stitch

This video 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!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


Imperial Yarn Erin Rain

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.


A pair of knitting needles


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Knit Stitch – K
Garter Stitch
Slip Stitch – Sl st
Purl Stitch – P

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On: Multiples of 5

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    Knit

  2. Row 2

    Knit

  3. Row 3

    Knit

  4. Row 4

    Knit

  5. Row 5

    k1, *k1, winding yarn round needle 3 times; rep from * to end.

  6. 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.

  7. Row 7

    Knit

  8. Row 8

    Knit

Repeat these 8 rows until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Crowns Stitch

Example of the Crown Stitch (Click for Larger)

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