The Double Alternate Andalou Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #76

Stitch Description

The Double Alternate Andalou Stitch is a stitch that uses knits and purls to create a subtle textured fabric. It is great for blankets, wash cloths, or any pattern that has large panels.

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 2

  • 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.

Swatch Photos

How to Knit the Double Alternate Andalou Stitch Right Side

How to Knit the Double Alternate Andalou Stitch Right Side (click for larger)

Example of the Double Alternate Andalou Stitch Wrong Side

Example of the Double Alternate Andalou Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger)


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