How to Knit the Lazy Links Stitch

How to Knit the Lazy Links Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the lazy links stitch. The lazy links stitch creates a dense but delicate pattern with lots of texture. The lazy links stitch would be great for afghans, scarves, and hats!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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Mountain Meadow Wool

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A Pair of Knitting Needles


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Knit Stitch – K
Purl-P

Cluster 6- k2, p2, k2 from left hand needle, slip these 6 sts onto a cable needle. Wrap yarn twice counterclockwise round these 6 sts. Slip sts back onto right hand needle.

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On:Multiple of 8 sts + 10.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    (Right Side): p2, *k2, p2; rep from * to end.

  2. Row 2

    k2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end.

  3. Row 3

    p2, *cluster 6, p2; rep from * to end.

  4. Row 4

    k2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end.

  5. Row 5

    p2, *k2, p2; rep from * to end.

  6. Row 6

    k2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end.

  7. Row 7

    p2, k2, p2, *cluster 6, p2; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2, p2.

  8. Row 8

    k2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1-8 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Lazy Links Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Lazy Links Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Lazy Links Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Lazy Links Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

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