The Knotted Openwork Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #65

Stitch Description

The Knotted Openwork Stitch is a lace pattern that creates a lattice-like mesh that is perfect for large pieces of fabric such as blankets, pillows and scarves. It also makes great market bags and wraps.

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
yo
Yarn Over
psso
Pass Slipped Stitch Over


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 3

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 3

  • Row 1: Purl all sts.
  • Row 2: K2, *yo, k3, slip the first of the 3 knit stitches over the other 2; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 3: Purl all sts.
  • Row 4: K1, *k3, slip the first of the 3 knit stitches over the other 2, yo; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Knotted Openwork Stitch

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