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Lacy Chain Stitch Pattern | Knit with Aabhar

Pattern Description

Lacy Chain Stitch Pattern is a fairly wide lace panel stitch that features a vertical chain of lacy diamonds on a background of stockinette stitches. The beautiful lace pattern looks delicate and is quite an easy one to make.

The Lacy Chain Stitch Pattern is perfect as a lace panel accent for making cardigans, shawls, wraps, or sleeves. You can also use this motif between stripes of other motifs.

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Pattern Details

Skill Level

Row Count

Pattern Repeat
Panel of 16 stitches

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This free knit pattern is written in US terms. You can also check out other common knit abbreviations

COCast on
k2togKnit 2 stitches together
pssoPass slipped stitch over
RSRight side
st (s)Stitch (es)
yoYarn over
WSWrong side

Pattern Instructions

CO panel of 16 sts and a few extra on both sides to make up the stockinette st background. For example, you can cast on 4 (background) + 16 (panel) + 4 (background) = 20 stitches for a sample swatch. 

Row 1 of Panel (RS):k5, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k5.
Row 2 of Panel:Purl.
Row 3 of Panel:k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k4.
Row 4 of Panel:Purl.
Row 5 of Panel:k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k3.
Row 6 of Panel:Purl.
Row 7 of Panel:k1, k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k2.
Row 8 of Panel:Purl.
Row 9 of Panel:k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k1.
Row 10 of Panel:Purl.
Row 11 of Panel:k2, yo, ,sl 1, k1, psso, k2, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k2tog.
Row 12 of Panel:Purl.
Row 13 of Panel:k3, yo, sl 1, k1 psso, k2, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k2.
Row 14 of Panel:Purl.
Row 15 of Panel:k4, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k1, k2tog, yo, k3.
Row 16 of Panel:Purl.

Repeat this free knit pattern (16 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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