The Waterfall Lace Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #81

Stitch Description

The Waterfall Lace Stitch is a beautiful lace pattern which creates vertical columns of lace that look like streams of water cascading on top of each other. It’s a great stitch for lace blankets, shawls, and light airy scarves.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k2tog
Knit Two Together
p2tog
Purl Two Together
yo
Yarn Over


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 6

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 3

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 3

  • Row 1: P3, *k3, yo, p3; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K3, *p4, k3; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: P3, *k1, k2tog, yo, k1, p3; rep from * to end.
  • Row 4: K3, *p2, p2tog, k3; rep from * to end.
  • Row 5: P3, *k1, yo, k2tog, p3; rep from * to end.
  • Row 6: K3, *p3, k3; rep from * to end.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 6 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Waterfall Lace Stitch RS

Example of the Waterfall Lace Stitch WS

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