Zigzag Openwork Stitch

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the zigzag openwork stitch. This stitch creates a delicate yet utilitarian open fabric. The zigzag openwork stitch would be great for making market bags, summer sweaters and stoles!

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Knit Stitch
Knit 2 Together
Make One

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Note: Sts should only be counted after 2nd and 4th rows.
  • Row 1: (right side) K1, *k2tog; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: k1, *M1, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: *k2tog; rep from * to end.
  • Row 4: k1, *M1, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.

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