How to Knit the Waterfall Lace Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the waterfall lace stitch. This beautiful lace pattern creates vertical columns of lace that look like streams of water cascading on top of each other. It’s a great stitch for lace blankets, shawls, and light airy scarves.

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 3

For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Knit Two Together – k2tog
Purl Two Together – p2tog
Yarn Over – yo

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1: P3, *k3, yo, p3; rep from * to end.
Row 2: K3, *p4, k3; rep from * to end.
Row 3: P3, *k1, k2tog, yo, k1, p3; rep from * to end.
Row 4: K3, *p2, p2tog, k3; rep from * to end.
Row 5: P3, *k1, yo, k2tog, p3; rep from * to end.
Row 6: K3, *p3, k3; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1 – 6 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Waterfall Lace Stitch right side
Example of the Waterfall Lace Stitch right side close up (click for larger)

Example of the Waterfall Lace Stitch wrong side
Example of the Waterfall Lace Stitch wrong side close up (click for larger)

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