Fishtail Lace Stitch

The Fishtail Lace stitch is a lace stitch that has an arch design which resembles a fishtail. The arches can be seen stacked one above the next creating a column of “fishtails.” This stitch is knitted in a multiple of eight stitches plus one. The Fishtail Lace stitch has an excellent drape and is great for all types of projects anything from scarves to socks.




Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 8 sts + 1

Row 1 (RS): k1, *yo, k2, sl1, k2tog, psso, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to the end.
Row 2 and all alternating rows: purl.
Row 3: k2, *yo, k1, sl1, k2tog, psso, k1, yo, k3; rep from * to last 7 sts, yo, k1, sl1, k2tog, psso, k1, yo, k2.
Row 5: k3, *yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k5; rep from * to last 6 sts, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k3.
Row 6: purl.

Repeat Rows 1-6.