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Knit with Aabhar – Layette Stitch Pattern

Pattern Description

Layette Stitch Pattern is an all-over lace knitting pattern with a shape that looks like tiny eyes. Although it is an all-over lace, it gives a nice texture to the fabric. You can also make it at the borders as unlike most other lace patterns, it does not curl on itself. It is not a reversible pattern.

Each repeating unit has two eyelets at the bottom, followed by knitting three stitches together in the 7th row. It is also known as the ‘Twisted Openwork Stitch.’

The Layette Stitch Pattern is an excellent choice of knitting pattern for making baby sweaters, cardigans, baby blankets, and even scarves.

Pattern Details

Skill Level

Row Count

Pattern Repeat
Multiple of 4 + 1

Layette Pattern Stitch Chart


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

COCast on
k2togKnit 2 stitches together
k3togKnit 3 stitches together
RSRight side
st (s)Stitch (es)
yfrnYarn forward and round needle (makes a stitch between a knit and a purl stitch)
yonYarn over needle (makes a stitch between a purl and a knit stitch)
WSWrong side

Pattern Instructions

CO multiple of 4 + 1.

Row 1:(RS) – k2, * p1, k3; rep from * to last 3 sts, p1, k2.
Row 2:p2, * k1, p3; rep from * to last 3 sts, k1, p2.
Row 3:k2tog, yfrn, * p1, yon, k3tog, yfrn; rep from * to last 3 sts, p1, yon, k2tog.
Row 4:k1, * p3, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 5:p1, * k3, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 6:Rep Row 4.
Row 7:p1 * yon, k3tog, yfrn, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 8:Rep Row 2.

Repeat this free knit pattern (8 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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