The Tuck Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #217

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the tuck stitch. This stitch creates a diamond shaped pattern. The tuck stitch would be great for sweaters, socks, and gloves!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 12

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 5

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 5

  • Row 1: Purl.
  • Row 2: Knit.
  • Row 3: Purl.
  • Row 4: Knit.
  • Row 5: Purl.
  • Row 6: Knit 2, *knit in stitch 4 rows below, knit 5, repeat from * to last 3 stitches, k4 below, k2.
  • Row 7: Purl.
  • Row 8: Knit.
  • Row 9: Purl.
  • Row 10: Knit.
  • Row 11: Purl.
  • Row 12: Knit 5, *Knit in stitch 4 rows below, knit 5, repeat from * to end.
  • Repeat rows 1-12 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Tuck Stitch (Right Side)

Example of the Tuck Stitch Right Side (click for larger image)

Example of the Tuck Stitch (Wrong Side)

Example of the Tuck Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger image.)


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