Fancy Zigzag Stitch

The Fancy Zigzag stitch is a lace stitch which is rated intermediate in skill level. Knitted in a multiple of 6 stitches plus 1 and 12-row repeat, this stitch forms zigzags which runs vertically and is separated by lace eyelets. Like most lace stitches, the Fancy Zigzag stitch requires blocking for optimal results.

fancy zigzag stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 6 sts + 1

Row 1 (RS): *sl 1, k1, psso, k2, yo, k2; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 2 and every alternate row: purl.
Row 3: repeat Row 1.
Row 5: repeat Row 1.
Row 7: k3, *yo. k2, k2tog, k2; rep from * to the last 4 sts, yo, k2, k2tog.
Row 9: repeat Row 7.
Row 11: repeat Row 7.
Row 12: purl.