This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the diagonal openwork stitch. This stitch is similar to fagotting but on a diagonal. The diagonal openwork lace stitch would be great for market bags, summer garments or basic lace projects!
- Knit Stitch
- Purl Stitch
- Knit 2 Together
- Yarn Over
- Pass Slipped Stitch Over
- sl st
- Slip Stitch
Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 2
- Row 1: (right side) *k1, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo; rep from * to last 2sts, k2.
- Row 2: Purl
- Row 3: K2, *yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, k1; rep from * to end.
- Row 4: Purl
- Row 5: K2tog, yo, k1, yo, *sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, k1, yo; rep from *to last 3 sts, sl 1, k1, psso, k1.
- Row 6: Purl
- Row 7: K1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, *sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, k1, yo; rep from * to last 2sts, sl 1, k1, psso.
- Row 8: Purl
Repeat these 8 rows until you have reached your desired length.