The Lacy Openwork knitting stitch would make a lovely baby blanket. It has a delicate airy look and feel to it. Our sample was kitted on size 8 needles using worsted weight yarn. You could knit it as our sample or use a baby weight yarn with smaller knitting needles.

Skill level: Intermediate

4 Stitch pattern repeat.

Materials and Supplies

You can use any weight yarn along with the appropriate size needles for that particular yarn. A suggestion of needle sizes often is posted on the yarn label (wrapper).

Craft Instructions

Multiple of 4 + 1
1st row: K1, *yfrn, p3tog, yon, k1; rep from * to end.
2nd row: P2tog, yon, k1, yfrn, *p3tog, yon, k1, yfrn; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2tog.
Rep these 2 rows.

Knitting Abbreviations:

  • k= knit
  • p=purl
  • rep=repeat
  • sts=stitches
  • tog=together
  • yfrn=yarn forward round needle (increase)
  • yon=yarn over needle (increase)

Printable Instructions

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