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Crown Stitch

About This Stitch Pattern

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] Stitch Pattern Tutorial

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Techniques Used in this Stitch

K”]Knit Stitch
P”]Purl Stitch
Garter”]Garter Stitch
Sl St”]Slip Stitch

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Repeat


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 5

Stitch 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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