Crown Stitch

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!

Video Tutorial


Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Garter Stitch
Sl St
Slip Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 5

Stitch Characteristics

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.

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