Braided Openwork Lace Knitting Stitch Pattern II


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By just changing an M1 to a yfwd you can completely change the look Braided Openwork Lace Knitting Stitch Pattern.  The lace becomes less subtle and much more open.

Assumed learning for this stitch pattern includes:

Braided Openwork Lace Knitting Stitch PatternBraided Openwork Lace Knitting Stitch Pattern II | © Deborah Mason & Knitting Naturally

Assumed knowledge includes:

This version using yfwd instead of M1:

Braided Openwork Lace version II

 and the original...

Braided Openwork Lace version I

Instructions for the Braided Openwork Lace Knitting Stitch Pattern

This pretty little all over lace pattern repeats the pattern as given below over any multiple of 2 stitches and 4 rows.  

1st row (wrong side) : Purl all stitches.
2nd and every alt row (right side): K1,*(sl1 1,k1,psso), yfwd; repeat from * to end of row.
3rd row: Purl all stitches.
4th row: K1,*yfwd, k2tog; repeat from * to end of row.

Repeat these four rows to the length required.

Braided Openwork Lace Knitting Stitch Pattern IIBraided Openwork Lace Knitting Stitch Pattern II | © Deborah Mason & Knitting Naturally

This is a very versatile knitting stitch pattern, suitable for a range of knitting projects.  You could incorporate it into baby knitting (i.e. you could use the stitch pattern to add interest to a simple stocking stitch cardigan or jumper pattern) or for the body of a baby shawl.  Or you could make a lovely lacy cardigan or an evening wrap or shawl for yourself!


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