How to Knit the Pillar Openwork Lace Stitch

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This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the pillar openwork lace stitch. This pattern consists of columns of lace stitches that are crossed by a slipped stitch. The effect is a pillar with rows of openwork between them. It’s a great option for baby blankets and scarves.

Skill: Intermediate

Cast On: Multiples of 3 + 2

For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:

Purl – p

Yarn Over – yo

Slip Stitch – sl

Pass Slip Stitch Over – psso

Pattern:

Row 1: K1, *yo, sl 1 purl wise, k2, psso the k2; rep from * to end

Row 2: Purl all sts.

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Pillar Openwork Lace Stitch

Example of the Pillar Openwork Lace Stitch

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