The Diagonal Openwork Lace Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #189

Stitch Description

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!

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k2tog
Knit 2 Together
yo
Yarn Over
psso
Pass Slipped Stitch Over
sl st
Slip Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

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.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Diagonal Openwork Lace Stitch Right Side

Example of the Diagonal Openwork Lace Stitch Right Side (Click for Larger)

Example of the Diagonal Openwork Lace Stitch Wrong Side

Example of the Diagonal Openwork Lace Stitch Wrong Side (Click for Larger)


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