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.

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Abbreviations

P
Purl Stitch
p2tog
Purl Two Together
YO
Yarn Over

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  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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