Indian Cross Knitting Stitch

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Today we going to learn to knit Indian Cross Knitting Stitch!


is a beautiful elogated stitch you can used for any kind of projects, to make this swatch Im using Liliacraftparty Yarn / Superwash Merino in Autumn Fades Colorway, fingering weight, yarn is available HERE




Let´s start!

To make this little swatch cast on 26 sts.

Row 1: knit.

Row 2: knit.

Row 3: knit.

Row 4: k1, *(yarn over) twice, k1, repeat from* to end of row.

Row 5: k1,  *pass next 6 sts from left needle to right needle dropping wraps, pass these 6 sts back to left needle, introduce your right needle on 4th, 5th, and 6th long wraps of left needle and pass them over 3 first long wraps, k6, repeat from* to 1 st, k1.

Repeat row 1 to row 5.

Look how Autumn Fades knit up beautiful on stocking stitch too! Yarn available HERE

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One Response

  1. Michelle

    Beautiful. Pinning!


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