Adding Duplicate Stitch to Knits
Intermediate | 8 min 57 sec
Duplicate Stitch
Learn how to add customized monograms to your knits with the magic of duplicate stitch. Marly Bird shows you how this simple hand-sewn stitch is applied to knitted fabric, mimicking the knit stitches in order to create a seamless embellishment. Best of all, this stitch can be added to any finished knitting, so you can choose to embellish your project even after you’ve bound off. Downloadable PDF with monogram charts included with class. 
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Existing knitted project (Marly uses the Monogrammed Hat Pattern, available here:
  • 2 yards contrasting color yarn in similar weight as for project
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers
Learn how to:
  • Work the duplicate stitch
  • Apply stitch to any knitted fabric
  • Use a charted monogram
What you’ll get:
  • Concise lesson on how to work Duplicate Stitch
  • HD video lesson you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Downloadable PDF with monogram charts ($8 value)
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Marly Bird
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
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Janice Bruett
I wish Marly would show the back of the fabric. When I do the duplicate stitch, it looks fine on the front but when I look on the back side the yarn is all tangled. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. Can you help?
More than 3 months ago
Carol MacArthur
Very easy to follow. Learned something new today!
More than 3 months ago
melissa reiss
good tips
More than 3 months ago