The Rickrack Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #136

How to Knit the Rickrack Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

The Rickrack Stitch pattern creates a really cool lacy mesh pattern on your fabric with a ribbed appearance. It’s a great choice for projects like shawls and throws.

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 3 + 1

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 3 + 1

  • Row 1: (RS): K1, *yo, ssk, k1; rep from * to end
  • Row 2: K1, *yo, p2tog, k1; rep from * to end
  • Repeat rows 1 & 2 rows until you have reached your desired length.

Stitch Pattern Swatch Photos

Example of the Rickrack Stitch Right Side

Example of the Rickrack Stitch Left Side

Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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