Checkerboard

 An easy lace pattern - every wrong side is just purl - creates an eye-catching diagonal checkerboard mesh.
Category: Eyelet and lace
Download: PDF knitting pattern
Abbreviations: RS, WS: Right side, wrong side
ST, STS: Stitch, stitches
Rep: Repeat
K: Knit
P: Purl
Yo: Yarn over
SSK: Slip slip knit
K2tog: Knit 2 stitches together
Pattern
Cast on a multiple of 10 sts, plus 4.
Row 1 and all WS rows: Purl all sts.
Row 2 (RS): K4, *Yo, SSK, K1, (K2tog, Yo) 2 times, K3; rep from * to end.
Row 4: K3, *(Yo, SSK) 2 times, K1, K2tog, Yo, K3; rep from * to last st, K1.
Row 6: K2, *(Yo, SSK) 3 times, K4; rep from * to last 2 sts, Yo, SSK.
Row 8: K1, *(Yo, SSK) 4 times, K2; rep from * to last 3 sts, Yo, SSK, K1.
Row 10: K2, *(Yo, SSK) 3 times, K4; rep from * to last 2 sts, Yo, SSK.
Row 12: K3, *(Yo, SSK) 2 times, K1, K2tog, Yo, K3; rep from * to last st, K1.
Row 14: K4, *Yo, SSK, K1, (K2tog, Yo) 2 times, K3; rep from * to end.
Row 16: K2tog, Yo, *K4, (K2tog, Yo) 3 times; rep from * to last 2 sts, K2.
Row 18: K1, K2tog, Yo, *K2, (K2tog, Yo) 4 times; rep from * to last st, K1.
Row 20: K2tog, Yo, *K4, (K2tog, Yo) 3 times; rep from * to last 2 sts, K2.
Rep Rows 1 - 20.
Checkerboard Stitch Pattern is found in the Eyelet and Lace Stitches category. FREE written instructions, PDF knitting pattern. #knittingstitches #knitting #laceknitting
Checkerboard Lace Stitch. Great for scraves, shawls, wraps, hats, other headwear, socks, baby clothes, sweaters, afghans, washcloths, dishcloths