How to Knit the Slipstitch Crosses Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the Slip Stitch Crosses Stitch.

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On: Multiples of 6

TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Slip Stitch – sl
Cable 2 Back – c2b
Cable 2 Forward – c2f

Pattern Instructions:

Prep Row 1: Using A, Knit

Prep Row 2: Using A, Purl

Row 1: Using B, K2, *sl 2, K4; rep from * to last 4 sts, sl 2, K2

Row 2: Using B, P2, * sl 2, p4; rep from * to last 4 sts, sl 2, p2

Row 3: Using A, K1, c2b, c2f, *k2, c2b, c2f; rep from * to last st, k1

Row 4: Using A, Purl

Row 5: Using B, K5, sl 2, *k4, sl 2; rep from * to last 5 sts, k5

Row 6: Using B, P5, *sl 2, p4; rep from * to last 7 sts, sl 2, p5

Row 7: Using A, K4, c2b, c2f, *k2, c2b, c2f; rep from * to last 4 sts, k4

Row 8: Using A, Purl

Repeat rows 1 – 8 until you have reached your desired length.

Example of the Slipstitch Crosses Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Example of the Slipstitch Crosses Stitch Right Side

Example of the Slipstitch Crosses Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger)
Example of the Slipstitch Crosses Stitch Wrong Side

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