The Slanting Open-Work Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #21

Stitch Description

The Slanting Open-Work Stitch is a basic lace stitch pattern that uses a combination of yarn overs and k2tog to create a diagonal mesh. It’s great for large pieces of fabric that can be used for blankets, pillows, or even bags. It’s also a good stitch for beginning knitters.

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Abbreviations

P
Purl Stitch
yo
Yarn Over
k2tog
Knit Two Together


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2

  • Row 1 (RS): *K2tog, yo; rep from * to last end.
  • Row 2: Purl all sts.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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