Let's learn Indian Cross Knitting Stitch! Are you ready?
Is a beautiful elongated stitch you can used for any kind of projects, specially looks great on Shawls and Scarves!
To make this swatch Im using Liliacraftparty Yarn / Superwash Merino in Autumn Fades Colorway, fingering weight, yarn is available HERE
Yarn: Liliacraftparty Peruvian Alpaca
Number of stitches:
To make this knitting stitch you need multiple of 6
To make this swatch, CO 36 sts.
Abbreviations: You will find a useful list of abbreviations on this page
This list includes the abbreviations you need to make this knitting stitch and will help you with other stitches and patterns too, so keep this guide handy, is a gift from LiliaCraftParty.
If there is a special abbreviation made only for this stitch will be written on the –Notes.
Notes: I will use 3 yarn overs to make this swatch, this will create bigger eyelets, on the video you can see the difference of use 2 yarn overs, that makes smallest eyelets, is your choice to use 2 or 3 yarn overs.
Cast on 36sts, you will work 3 sts border each side
Row 1: knit
Row 2: knit
Row 3: knit
Row 4: k3, *introduce needle on next stitch as you going to knit, 3yo, knit carrying the yarn overs, repeat from* to 3 sts, k3
Row 5: k3, *dropping wraps, pass 6 sts from left to right needle, introduce right needle on 4th, 5th and 6th long wraps of left needle and pass them over first long wraps, bring all 6 long wraps to left needle again and knit one by one, repeat from* to last 3 sts, k3
Repeat row 1 to 5
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Questions about Indian Cross Knitting Stitch
Is Indian Cross knitting Stitch difficult?
Indian Cross Knitting Stitch is not difficult and is very fun to make, using fingering or bulky weight yarn you will get a lovely lace look for your knitting projects
Is Indian Cross Knitting Stitch reversible?
Yes, your front and back will be exactly the same design, this will be great opportunity to used on shawls or scarves
What projects will look best using Indian Cross Knitting Stitch?
Indian Cross Knitting Stitch will look great on shawls and scarves, also on sweaters and cardigans, specially on summer tops will look just great!
What color yarn will look best using Indian Cross Knitting Stitch?
Indian Cross Knitting Stitch will look great using any color but specially on warm colors as orange, reds and burgundies.