How to Knit the Imitation Crochet Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the imitation crochet stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate pattern with lots of texture. The imitation crochet stitch would be great for shrugs, scarves, and hats!

Video Tutorial


Knit Stitch

Purl Stitch

Yarn Over

sl st
Slip Stitch

Knit 3 Together

Yarn Forward and Over Needle.

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 6 sts + 3

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

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