How to Knit the Ostrich Plume Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the ostrich plume stitch. This lace panel creates the appearance of a column of stacked feathers. It’s perfect for blankets or as an accent on a sweater.

Skill: Intermediate
This pattern is work over 13 stitch on a reverse stockinette background

For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Knit Four Together – k4tog
Yarn Over – yo

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1: Knit all stitches
Row 2: Purl all stitches
Row 3: K4tog, (yo, k1) 5x, yo, k4tog
Row 4: Purl all stitches

Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Ostrich Plume Stitch right side
Example of the Ostrich Plume Stitch right side close up (click for larger)

Example of the Ostrich Plum Stitch wrong side
Example of the Ostrich Plume Stitch wrong side close up (click for larger)

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