The Ridged Openwork Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #134

Stitch Description

The Ridged Openwork Stitch is a lace pattern that uses all purls in a unique way to create an openwork fabric that’s perfect for market bags, lace stoles, and blankets.

Video Tutorial


Purl Stitch
Purl Two Together
Yarn Over

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1: (RS): Purl
  • Row 2: *P2tog; rep from * to last st, p1
  • Row 3: P1, *purl through horizontal strand of yarn lying between st just worked and next st, p1; rep from * to end
  • Row 4: P1, *yo, p2tog; rep from * to end
  • Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Ridged Openwork Stitch Right Side

Example of the Ridged Openwork Stitch Wrong Side


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