The Ladder Lattice Stitch

Stitch Description

The ladder lattice stitch is a mosaic style colorwork pattern. Using slipped stitches and two colors, the illusion of ladder rungs are created. This is a simple colorwork knitting stitch that’s incredibly easy for beginner knitters. Because of its wide pattern repeat, the ladder lattice stitch is best suited to large pieces of fabric like blankets and pillows.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
Sl
Slip Stitch
WYIF
With Yarn in Front
WYIB
With Yarn in Back

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 10 sts + 8

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 10 + 8

  • With Color A
  • Row 1 (Right Side): Knit
  • Row 2: Purl
  • Row 3: Knit
  • Row 4: Purl
  • With Color B
  • Row 5: K8, *sl 2, k8; rep from * to end
  • Row 6: K8, *sl 2 wyif, k8; rep from * to end
  • Row 7: P8, *sl 2 wyib, p8; rep from * to end
  • Row 8: K8, *sl 2 wyif, k8; rep from * to end

Repeat rows 1-8 until you have reached your desired length.

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