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Double Alternate Andalou Stitch

The Double Alternate Andalou Knitting Stitch Pattern
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About This Stitch Pattern

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.

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Row Repeat


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 6 + 2

Stitch 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.

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