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Grandmother stitch

Detail Knitting Stitches

There are hundreds of different stitches and combinations available.  These are the top detail knitting stitches from the Sunshine book.

CROSS STITCH

Cross Stitch is the basic of the detail knitting stitches
Cross Stitch is the basis of the detail knitting stitches

Make a chain the length required.

1st row: Work 1 double crochet in the 5th stitch from needle, make another double crochet across the 1st one in the next stitch on the chain. This makes the Cross Stitch.

Now make one double crochet in 2nd stitch on the chain and the other double crochet across in the stitch skipped.

2nd row: Same as the 1st row; make the stitches above each other and take up in the double stitch on the row below.

Turn for every row.

RIB STITCH

Rib Stitch is a common is one of the most popular detail knitting stitches
Rib Stitch is a common is one of the most popular detail knitting stitches

Make a chain the length of the work.

1st row: Take up one loop in the 2nd stitch on the chain, put the yarn over hook and pull through both loops on needle. This is the single crochet. Repeat in every stitch in the chain to the end of row; turn.

2nd row: Make one chain, work same as on 1st row, taking up in the back of the stitches on the row below.

More Detail Knitting Stitches

SLIPPER STITCH

Slipper Stitch
Slipper Stitch

Make a chain as long as 1J/2 times the length of the work.

1st row: Begin with seven single crochet (larger or smaller number of stitches as desired, make three single crochet in the next (the 8th)stitch on the chain, then make seven single crochet, skip two stitches on the chain and repeat from * to end of row.

2nd row: Plain, or 1 single crochet for each stitch on a row below, taking up in the back of the stitches.

3rd row: Same as the 1st row; make three single crochet in 1 stitch at the point, then work seven single crochet, skip two stitches and repeat.

Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows for the work.

BLOCK STITCH

Block Stitch
Block Stitch

Make a chain the length required.

1st row: Work three double crochet in the Sth stitch from the needle. *
Make one single crochet in the 4th stitch on the chain, then make a
chain of 3 stitches and three double crochet in the same place as the single crochet; repeat from * to end of row; turn.

2nd row: A chain of 3 stitches; make three double crochet in the single crochet below; then work one single crochet on top of the block over the chain of 3 stitches.

Now make a chain of 3 stitches, and work three double crochet in the same place as the single crochet over the chain of 3 stitches: then a single crochet on top of next block and repeat this for the work.

SHELL STITCH

Shell Stitch
Shell Stitch

Make a chain somewhat longer than the length of the work.

1st row: Work five double crochet in the 5th stitch from the needle.
* Make one single crochet in 4th stitch on the chain, then a shell of 5 double crochet in 4th stitch from the single crochet and repeat from * to end of row; end row with a single crochet, turn.

2nd row: A chain of 3 stitches; work two double crochet in the single crochet on the row below (always taking up in the double stitch).

* Make one single crochet in the middle of the shell, then make a shell of 5 double crochet in next single crochet and repeat from *, ending the row with three double crochet, turn. Start next row with a shell and repeat for the work.

GRANDMOTHER’S STITCH

Grandmother stitch
Grandmother Stitch

Make a chain the length required.

1st row: Put yarn over hook and take up one loop in 4th stitch from needle, yarn over and pick up another loop in next stitch on the chain; now yarn over hook and pull through 4 loops, yarn
over and pull through 2 loops and make one chain.

Repeat the stitch to end of the row, taking up in every stitch on the chain; turn.

2nd row: Draw out the loop on the needle, put the yarn over hook- and take up the 1st loop in: the chain below, yarn over and pick up 2nd loop between 1st and 2nd stitch on the row below.

Pull through as before and repeat for the work, always taking up the loops for the stitch on each side of the stitch below.