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Day 85: Chevron Lace Knit Stitch : #100daysofknitstitches

knitted swatch on a wood table


Music by Ben Sound


Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 35-45 yards {32 – 41 meters}
Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Knitting Needles


CO in multiples of 8, plus 1
Row 1 = Right side/Front

Row 1: *K5, YO, K2TOG, K1* K1
Row 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12: *P*

Row 3: *K3, K2TOG TBL, YO, K1, YO, K2TOG* K1
Row 5: K1 *K1, K2TOG TBL, YO, K3, YO, K2TOG*
Row 7: *YO, K2TOG TBL, return stitch to left needle, pass next stitch over it and put the stitch back on the right needle, YO, K5* K1
Row 9: *K1, KFB, K6* K1 {increase 1 stitch per repeat}
Row 11: *K2TOG, K4, YO, K2TOG, K1* K1 {decrease 1 stitch per repeat, so you’re back to your original number of STS you CO.}
Repeat Rows 3 – 12 until desired length


*– * – repeat between *
CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
K – knit stitches {example: K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
K2TOG – knit 2 stitches together
K2TOG TBL – knit 2 together, through the back loop
KFB – knit the stitch, before slipping off, knit another stitch into the back of the same stitch, slip to right needle
P2TOG – purl 2 together
P – purl stitches {example: P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
YO – yarn over