Alternating Lace Stitch Pattern is an all-over lace knitting pattern that’s quite easy to learn. It creates an overall pattern of a repeating set of six eyelets arranged in columns. These eyelet columns are arranged in a brickwork-style pattern with stockinette stitches between them.
This pattern works up quickly as every other row is a straight purl row. The Alternating Lace Stitch Pattern is ideal for making airy fabrics for projects such as summer tops, light wraps, shawls, or a throw.
Multiple of 6 + 5
This free knit pattern is written in US terms. You can also check out other common knit abbreviations.
|k2tog||Knit 2 stitches together|
|psso||Pass slipped stitch over|
|st (s)||Stitch (es)|
CO Multiple of 6 + 5.
|Row 1:||(RS) – k1, * yf, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yf, k3; rep from * to last 4 sts, yf, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yf, k1.|
|Row 3:||Rep Row 1.|
|Row 4:||Rep Row 2.|
|Row 5:||Rep Row 1.|
|Row 6:||Rep Row 2.|
|Row 7:||Rep Row 1.|
|Row 8:||Rep Row 2.|
|Row 9:||k4, * yf, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yf, k3; rep from * to last st, k1.|
|Row 11:||Rep Row 9.|
|Row 12:||Rep Row 10.|
|Row 13:||Rep Row 9.|
|Row 14:||Rep Row 10.|
|Row 15:||Rep Row 9.|
|Row 16:||Rep Row 10.|
Repeat this free knit pattern (16 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.
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