Twisted Openwork Stitch

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the twisted openwork stitch. This stitch creates a textured fabric with eyelets. The twisted openwork stitch would be great to for baby blankets, sweaters or cowls!

Video Tutorial


Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Yarn Forward Round Needle
Purl 3 Together
Purl 2 Together
Yarn Over Needle

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 1

    • Row 1: (right side) P1, *k3, p1; rep from * to end
    • Row 2: K1, *p3, k1; rep from * to end
    • Row 3: P1, *k3, p1; rep from * to end
    • Row 4: k1, *yfrn, p3tog, yon, k1; rep from * to end
    • Row 5: k2, p1, *k3, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2
    • Row 6: P2, k1, *p3, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2
    • Row 7: k2, p1, *k3, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2
    • Row 8: P2tog, yon, k1, yfrn, *p3tog, yon, k1, yfrn; rep from * to last 2sts, p2tog.

Repeat rows 1-8 until you have reached your desired length.

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