Knitting Stitch #15

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Let’s learn Knitting Stitch #15, open lace stitch, perfect for shawls and summer tops!

Categorie: Eyelets and Lace Knitting Stitches

Yarn used to make this swatch (you can use your favorite yarn too)
Liliacraftparty Hand Dyed Merino Sock weight yarn
Yarn available at

Needles Size

Number of stitches:
To make this knitting stitch you need multiple of 20

To make this swatch, CO 44 sts. (40sts plus 2sts border each side)

Abbreviations: You will find a useful list of abbreviations on this page
This list includes the abbreviations you need to make this knitting stitch and will help you with other stitches and patterns too, so keep this guide handy, is a gift from LiliaCraftParty.
If there is a special abbreviation made only for this stitch will be written on the –Notes.

Before to start learning, I want to show you my new Shawl Pattern! Kathmandu Shawl is a triangle knitting shawl, learn how to make short rows and easy mosaics knitting, tassels add a cozy touch to the shawl                                     GRAB YOUR KATHMANDU SHAWL HERE


Knitting abbreviations:

k: knit | p: purl | sl: Slip | yo: yarn over | k2tog: knit two sts together | p2tog: purl two sts together


Remember to count your stitches to make sure that you have your initial number of stitches all the time.

On all even rows, work stitches are they appear, this means that for example if you have k1, on row 1, you have to p1 on row 2.

On all even rows, p1 on all yo of previous rows

Number of stitches:
To make this knitting stitch you need multiple of 20

Cast on 44sts (40sts plus 2 sts border each side)

Row 1 (RS): k2, *k1, *p3, k2, repeat from*, to 6sts, p3, k1, k2

Row 2 (WS): k2, work sts as they appear to 2sts, k2

Row 3: k2, *yo, k1, p2tog, p1, k1, repeat from* to 2sts, k2

Row 5: k2, *p1, yo, sl1, k1, pass the slip stitch over, k2tog, yo, repeat from* to 2sts, yo, k2

Row 7: k2, p2, *k2, p3, repeat from* to 5sts, k2, p1, k2

Row 9: k2, p2tog, k1, yo, k1, *p2tog, p1, k1, yo, k1, repeat from* to 3sts, k1, k2

Row 11: k2, *2ktog, yo, k1, yo, sl1, k1, pass the slip stitch over, repeat from* to 2sts, k2

Repeat row 1 to 12

Here you have your beautiful Knitting Stitch #15!

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