Tuck Stitch

The Tuck Knitting Stitch Pattern

About this Stitch Pattern

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!

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 6 + 5

Stitch 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.

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Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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5 thoughts on “Tuck Stitch

  1. jackie says:

    what would happen if you purled the 4 dropped stitiches together on the back side
    would it be a hot mess??? just a question.

  2. moeller@fuse.net says:

    I just watched the new stitch posted today ,The Indian Cross Stitch. Now I’m knitting it. So glad I
    found this site. Thanks!

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