Since this knitting stitch is a rib knit stitch, it has some stretch to it. The open chain gives this work a lacely look that would make a lovely lapgan for a cool summer's night. Choose your favorite color and get started knitting today.

Skill level: Intermediate

6 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 6 + 2.

1st row (wrong side):  K2, *p4, k2; rep from * to end.
2nd row:  P2, *k2 tog, [yo] twice, sl 1; k1, psso, p2; rep from * to end.
3rd row: K2, *p1, purl into front of first yo, purl into back of 2nd yo, p1, k2: rep from * to end.
4th row: P2, *yon, sl l, k1, psso, k2tog, yfrn, p2; rep from * to end.
Rep these 4 rows.

Knitting Abbreviations:

  • k= knit
  • p=purl
  • psso=pass slip stitch over
  • rep=repeat
  • sl=slip
  • tog=together
  • yfrn=yarn forward round needle
  • yo/yon=yarn over/yarn over needle

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