Checker Lace Stitch Knitting Pattern is a checkerboard-like arrangement of slanted boxes featuring stockinette stitch and eyelet lace work. It creates a soft, breathable, and flexible knitted fabric.
It’s an elegant and easy knitting pattern where every alternate row is a purl stitch. You can feature this gorgeous knitting pattern in projects such as cushion covers, light afghans, and even summer wraps. As it is a lacework pattern, it will work best with lightweight yarn.
(Multiple of 14) + 8 + 2 edge stitches
This free knit pattern is written in US terms, and you can also check out other common knit abbreviations.
|k2tog||Knit two stitches together|
|psso||Pass slipped stitch over|
|st (s)||Stitch (es)|
|wyib||With yarn in back|
CO (Multiple of 14 stitches) + 8 stitches + 2 edge stitches. For example, you can cast on (14 x 1) + 8 + 2 = 24 stitches to knit a sample swatch.
|Row 1 (RS):||edge st, Knit, edge st.|
|Row 2:||edge st, Purl, edge st.|
|Row 3:||edge st, k7, * yo, p6, k2tog, k6; rep from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st.|
|Row 4:||edge st, Purl, edge st.|
|Row 5:||edge st, k7, * [yo, k2tog] 4 times, k6; rep from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st.|
|Row 6:||edge st, Purl, edge st.|
|Row 7:||Rep Row 3.|
|Row 8:||edge st, Purl, edge st.|
|Row 9:||Rep Row 5.|
|Row 10:||edge st, Purl, edge st.|
|Row 11:||Rep Row 3.|
|Row 12:||edge st, Purl, edge st.|
|Row 13:||Rep Row 1.|
|Row 14:||edge st, Purl, edge st.|
|Row 15:||edge st, sl 1 knitwise, k1, psso, p6, yo, * k6, sl 1 knitwise, k1, psso, p6, yo; rep from * to last st, edge st.|
|Row 16:||edge st, Purl, edge st.|
|Row 17:||edge st, [sl 1 knitwise, k1, psso, yo] 4 times, * k6, [sl 1 knitwise, k1, psso, yo] 4 times; rep from * to end, edge st.|
|Row 18:||edge st, Purl, edge st.|
|Row 19:||Rep Row 15.|
|Row 20:||edge st, Purl, edge st.|
|Row 21:||Rep Row 17.|
|Row 22:||edge st, Purl, edge st.|
|Row 23:||Rep Row 15.|
|Row 24:||edge st, Purl, edge st.|
Repeat this free knit pattern (24 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.
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Check out other easy-to-learn ‘All-Over Lace’ knitting patterns:
- Foaming Waves Stitch Pattern
- Zig Zag Lace Stitch Pattern
- Overlapping Waves Stitch Pattern
- Granite Lace Stitch
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