How to Knit the Lazy Links Stitch

Stitch Description

The lazy links stitch is a knitting pattern that creates an all-over lattice texture. By wrapping rib stitches together a beautiful fabric is made. This is a great pattern for blankets, scarves, and even hats.

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
Cluster 6
k2, p2, k2 from left hand needle, slip these 6 sts onto a cable needle. Wrap yarn twice counterclockwise round these 6 sts. Slip sts back onto right hand needle.


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 8 + 10

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 8 + 10

  • Row 1 (RS): P2, *k2, p2; rep from * to end
  • Row 2: K2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end
  • Row 3: P2, *cluster 6, p2; rep from * to end
  • Row 4: K2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end
  • Row 5: P2, *k2, p2; rep from * to end
  • Row 6: K2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end
  • Row 7: P2, k2, p2, *cluster 6, p2; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2, p2
  • Row 8: K2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end

Repeat these 8 rows until you have reached your desired length.

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