May
09

Knit & Crochet Ladder Stitches

Ask Me Monday: Knit and Crochet Ladder Stitches

Knit & Crochet Ladder Stitches

This week on Ask Me Monday, we talk creating extreme open-weave fabrics for summer garments, using knit and crochet ladder stitches.

Watch the episode, use the practice swatch patterns below, then put your skills to work by making one of the Summer Scarves from the YarnYAY! May box. Have fun!


This episode of Ask Me Monday is sponsored by Knitter’s PrideKnitPro

See more KP products during “Vic’s Tips” segments of The Knit Show!

 

Featured Knitter’s Pride Products: Lantern Moon Ebony Interchangeable Circular Needles and 

 

Knit & Crochet Ladder Stitches: Let’s do this!

Summer Scarves by Vickie Howell & Julia Madill for YarnYAY!

 

Knit Ladder Stitch: Swatch it

Knit Ladder Stitch: Shown in Plucky Knitter Primo Fingering, in color: YatnYAY! Birthday

Knit Ladder Stitch: Shown in Plucky Knitter Primo Fingering, in color: YatnYAY! Birthday

 

DIRECTONS

Multiples of 4. (Not including border stitches)

Rows 1-4: Knit.

Row 5: (RS): K4, *ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog); rep from * to last 4 sts; k4.

Row 6 (WS): K4, p1, *(p1, k1) into double yo, p2; rep from * rep from * to last 4 sts; K4.

Repeat Rows 5-6 until piece is square.

Last 4 Rows: Knit.

BO.

 

Make Me!

Streamers Knit Scarf by Julia Madill for YarnYAY.com

Streamers Knit Scarf by Julia Madill for YarnYAY.com (available in the May ’22 YarnYAY! box, then as a digital pattern in September ’22)

 

Crochet Ladder Stitch: Swatch it

Crochet Ladder Stitch Tutorial

Crochet Ladder Stitch: Shown in Plucky Knitter Primo Fingering, in color: YatnYAY! Birthday

 

DIRECTIONS

Special Stitch

Fsc = foundation single crochet

 

Multiples of 3+ 1 (if using Fsc)

Fsc 19. Turn.

Row 1 (RS): Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2), sk next 2 sts, dc in next st, *ch 2, sk next 2 sts, dc in next st; rep from * to end. Turn.

Row 2 (WS): Ch 1 (doesn’t count as first st), sc in first st, *2 sc in ch2-sp, sc in dc; rep from * across, ending with 2 sc in beg ch5-sp and sc in 3rd ch of same ch-5. Turn.

Repeat Rows 1-2 unit piece is square. Fasten off.

 

Make Me!

Pendant Crochet Kerchief by Vickie Howell for YarnYAY!

Pendant Crochet Kerchief by Vickie Howell for YarnYAY! (available in the May ’22 YarnYAY! box, then as a digital pattern in September ’22)

 

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