Knit the Small Quilted Cross-Stitch pattern

Use simple slipped stitches to create an elegant criss-cross design.

Small Quilted Cross Stitch pattern

This beautiful textured stitch would be a great choice for bags and blankets, or for adding a touch of detail to a plain jumper. Try it in a plump DK or aran weight yarn for a squishy, cosy fabric.

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Small Quilted Cross-Stitch

Cast on a multiple of 4 sts plus 1 st. (Try 41 sts.)

Row 1 (WS) K1, *P1, K1; rep from * to end.

Row 2 P1, *sl 1 wyib, (K1, K1b in next st) K1, then pass slipped stitch over the last 3 sts, P1; rep from * to end.

Row 3 K1 *Pl, K1; rep from * to end.

Row 4 P1, K1, P1, *sl 1 wyib, (K1, K1b in next st) K1, then pass slipped stitch over the last 3 sts, P1; rep from * to last 2 sts, K1, P1.

Rep Rows 1- 4 to form pattern.

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Abbreviations

K1b Knit one below