The Rickrack Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #136

Stitch Description

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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Knit Stitch
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Yarn Over
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Purl 2 Together

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 3 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

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.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Rickrack Stitch Right Side

Example of the Rickrack Stitch Left Side

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