The Open-Work Ladder Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #16

Stitch Description

The Open-Work Ladder Stitch pattern uses wrapped stitches to create horizontal bars between stockinette panels. The result is an open mesh fabric, perfect for blankets and shawls.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
K2tog
Knit Two Together Decrease
K2tog tbl
Knit Two Together Through the Back Loop Decrease


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 10 + 6

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 10 + 6

  • Row 1 (WS): P6 *k2tog tbl, wrap yarn twice, k2tog, p6; Rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K6 *p1, p1 into first part of wrap, k1 into second part of wrap, p1, k6; Rep from * to end.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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