Braided Openwork Stitch

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the braided openwork stitch. The braided openwork stitch creates a small braided delicate design. The braided openwork stitch would be great for hats, baby booties, and socks!

Video Tutorial


Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Knit 2 Together
Pass Slipped Stitch Over
Make 1 Right

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Multiples of 2

  • Row 1: (Wrong Side): Purl.
  • Row 2: (Right Side): K1, *sl 1, k1, psso, M1; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 3: Purl.
  • Row 4: K1, *M1, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1.

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

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