The Open Check Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #125

Stitch Description

The Open Check Stitch is a lace pattern that is a great for beginners. It uses slipped stitches, yarn overs, and decreases to create an openwork fabric that’s perfect for market bags, simple shawls, and blankets.

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k2tog
Knit Two Together
yo
Yarn Over
sl
Slip Stitch
wyib
With Yarn In Back
wyif
With Yarn In Front


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 6

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2

  • Row 1 (RS): Purl
  • Row 2: Knit
  • Row 3: K2, *sl 1, k1; rep from * to end
  • Row 4: *K1, yf, sl 1, yb; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2
  • Row 5: K1, *yo, k2tog; rep from * to last st k1
  • Row 6: Purl
  • Repeat these 6 rows until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Open Check Stitch Reversible

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