Interested in a lace stitch pattern that offers a ton of textures and also provides a clean, uniform look? Look no further than the Textured Lace Columns stitch. This stitch incorporates a series of increase and decrease stitches to create columns of intricate patterns that are separated by eyelets. Knitted in a six-row repeat, the Textured Lace Columns stitch is an easy pattern to remember and doesn’t require too much focus and concentration. Like all lace stitch patterns, blocking is highly recommended for optimal results.
Multiple of 4 sts + 1
Row 1 (RS): *k1, p3; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 2: purl.
Row 3: rep. Row 1.
Row 4: purl.
Row 5: *k1, yo, s2kp2, yo; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 6: purl.
Repeat Rows 1-6.
S2kp2 (slip 2, knit, pass 2) or CDD (central double decrease): on the right side (RS) slip 2 stitches at once knitwise, knit the next stitch, then pass the 2 slipped stitches over the previously knit stitch.
On the wrong side (WS) or purl side, insert the needle into the second stitch and then the first stitch (in that order). Slip both stitches at once onto the right-hand needle. Purl the next stitch, then pass the 2 slipped stitches over the purled stitch.
yo (yarn over): wrap the yarn around the right-hand needle from back to front counterclockwise before knitting the next stitch. Then work the next stitch as normal.
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