The Fancy Diagonal Lace stitch is a lace stitch that produces a right-leaning diagonal design running throughout the work. This stitch is an eight row repeat and is knitted in a multiple of four stitches plus five. With its lacework and excellent drapery, the Fancy Diagonal Lace stitch is perfect for lightweight knits such as Spring scarves and lace beanies and berets.
Multiple of 4 sts + 5
Row 1 (RS): k1, *yo, k3tog, yo, k1; rep from * to the end.
Row 2 and all even numbered rows: purl.
Row 3: k1, *k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * to the end.
Row 5: k2tog, *yo, k1, yo, k3tog; rep from * to the last 3 sts, yo, k1, yo, k2tog.
Row 7: k1, *k2, k2tog, yo; rep from * to the last 4 sts, k4.
Row 8: purl.
Repeat Rows 1-8.