Ladder Lattice Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

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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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiple of 10 sts + 8

Stitch 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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