Checkerboard Lace - Learn to Knit - Continental Style
Updated: Mar 9
This is a stitch that requires a little concentration, however the chart that accompanies the written directions will make it easier for you. This stitch pattern in worked in multiples of 10 + 4 over 20 rows. Written directions are below, as well as a chart and a link to the video tutorial.
Knit 2 Together (k2tog),
Slip slip knit (ssk),
Yarn over (yo)
Works in multiples of 10 sts + 4
For the sample in the YouTube video, I cast on 24
Row 1 (WS) and all WS rows: Purl across
Row 2 (RS): K4, *Yo, ssk, k1, [k2tog, yo] × 2, k3; rep * to end.
Row 4: K3, *[Yo, ssk] × 2, k1, k2tog, yo, k3; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 6: K2, *[Yo, ssk] × 3, k4; rep * to last 2 sts, yo, ssk.
Row 8: K1, *[Yo, ssk] × 4, k2; rep * to last 3 sts, yo, ssk, k1.
Row 10: Repeat row 6.
Row 12: Repeat row 4.
Row 14: Repeat row 2.
Row 16: K2tog, yo, *k4, [k2tog, yo] × 3; rep * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 18: K1, k2tog, yo, *k2, [k2tog, yo] × 4; rep * to last st, k1
Row 20: Repeat row 16.
Rep rows 1-20 until desired length is reached, binding off as pattern.
Here's the link to the video tutorial for you: https://youtu.be/peCBZIKZxl0
I do hope you found this tutorial helpful. If you have any stitches are that giving you fits, please feel free to email me with your suggestions - I absolutely love making tutorials from requests. Also, please remember to tag me @handmadebystacyj with your makes!
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