How to make the Almond stitch:
To knit almond stitch always use odd number of stitches
Row 1: knit.
Row 2: purl.
Repeat row 1 and 2, once.
Row 5: k1, *undo next stitch 3 rows down (pictures 1 to 3), one by one, take the next stitch with right hand needle along with the 3 undo sts, pass all to left hand needle, knit, k1 (pictures 4, 5, 6 and 7 ). Repeat from* to end.
7Row 6: purl.
Row 7: knit.
Row 8: purl
Row 9: k2, *undo next stitch 3 rows down, one by one, take the next stitch with right hand needle along with the 3 undo sts, pass all to left hand needle, knit,, rep from* to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 10: repeat from row 2. (Picture 8) show how will look the first row of almond stitch.
This is how it looks the almond stitch after work a few more rows.
Did I mention that Almond Stitch is reversible? yes! you can used by the other side too!
Look how Almond Stitch looks on Claire Newsboy Hat, is just adorable knitting stitch!
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