How to make Almond Stitch

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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!

You can Purchase your Claire Newsboy Hat on my Ravelry

Note: Brim Caps for Claire Hat are availables on my Etsy

Learn to make the mysterious “undo” part of Almond Stitch

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4 Responses

  1. Teresa

    It’s a beautiful stitch. Off to check the video so see if I can learn it. Thank you for sharing at The Really Crafty Link Party. Pinned.

  2. Mica

    This was a helpful tutorial, thanks for sharing!

    Hope that you had a great weekend 🙂 Thank you so much for joining the #weekdayWearLinkUp 🙂 I just posted this week’s linkup, I’d love you to join again! 🙂

  3. Lisa L Lombardo

    Very pretty! I love the hats! Thank you for sharing on Farm Fresh Tuesdays!

  4. Ginny

    Great tutorial. I have never used almond stitch, but will have to give it a go. Thanks for linking to Ginx Woolly Linx party for September.

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