The Roman Stripe Stitch

Stitch Description

The Roman Stripe Stitch is a charming reversible lace knitting pattern that is easy to work. With a combination of garter stitch, stockinette, and openwork, this beginner stitch knits up quickly. It’s a lovely pattern, great for shawls, blankets or throws.

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Yarn Over
Knit Two Together

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 7

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

NOTE: This stitch pattern has an odd row count.

Cast On: Multiples of 2

  • Row 1: K1, *yo, k1; rep from * to last st, k1
  • Row 2: K1, purl to last st, k1
  • Row 3: K1, *k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1
  • Row 4: K1, *yo, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1
  • Row 5: K1, *yo, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1
  • Row 6: Knit
  • Row 7: Knit

Repeat rows 1 – 7 until you have reached your desired length.

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