How to Knit the Faggot Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the faggot stitch. is a very simple lace stitch created by only using yarn overs and k2tog. It was originally used by fishermen to make nets but could be used to make anything from bags to sweaters to lightweight throws.

Skill: Easy
Cast On: Multiples of 2

TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Knit – k
Knit two together – k2tog
Yarn over – yo

Pattern Instructions:

Note: This pattern is completely reversible.
Row 1: k1, *yo, k2tog; rep from *to last st, k1

Repeat this row until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Faggot Stitch Right Side
Example of the Faggot Stitch (click for larger)

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