The Twisted Openwork Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #204

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

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
yfrn
Yarn Forward Round Needle
p3tog
Purl 3 Together
p2tog
Purl 2 Together
yon
Yarn Over Needle


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  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.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Twisted Openwork Stitch Right Side

Example of the Twisted Openwork Stitch Right Side (Click for Larger)

Example of the Twisted Openwork Stitch Wrong Side

Example of the Twisted Openwork Stitch Wrong Side (Click for Larger)


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