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Knit with Aabhar – Open Check Stitch Pattern

Pattern Description

Open Check Stitch is a simple, easy knitting pattern involving basic lace-making stitches like k2tog and yo. This intricate-looking pattern is worked over a 6-row repeat and grows surprisingly fast.

You may use this beginner-friendly knitting pattern to make projects like cushions, pillows, and dishcloths. Despite being an open lacework pattern, you can choose any type of yarn from your stash to knit the Open Check Stitch.

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Pattern Details

Skill Level

Row Count

Pattern Repeat
Multiple of 2

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This free knit pattern is written in US terms, and you can also check out other common knit abbreviations

COCast on
k2togKnit two stitches together
RSRight side
slSlip purlwise
st (s)Stitch (es)
WSWrong side
wyibWith yarn in back
wyifWith yarn in front
yoYarn over

Pattern Instructions

CO a multiple of 2 stitches. For example, you can cast on (12 x 2) = 24 stitches to knit a sample swatch.

Row 1 (RS):Purl.
Row 2:Knit.
Row 3:k1, * k1, sl 1 wyib; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 4:k1, * sl 1 wyif, k1; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 5:k1, * yo, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 6:Purl.

Repeat these free knitting pattern insrtuctions (6 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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