A thick eyelet mesh stitch, suitable for light throws and other types of homeware, summer knitware etc. See also Thick Mesh II.
Difficulty level: Medium
You need a stitch number multiple of 4 + 4 + 2 edge stitches. Repeat the pattern between the arrows as many times as you like.
Work all rows as shown in the chart. Wrong side rows (1, 3, etc.) are worked from left to right. Right side rows (2, 4, etc.) are worked from right to left
- edge stitch
- empty placeholder for chart clarity
- purl 1
- knit 1
- 1 yarn over
- knit 2 together
- knit 1 through the back loop
Row 1: edge st, p2, yo, * yo, p4, yo; repeat from * to last 3 sts, yo, p2, edge st
Row 2: edge st, k2tog, k1bl, * k1, k2tog, k2tog, k1bl; repeat from * to last 4 sts, k1, k2tog, edge st
Row 3: edge st, yo, p2, * p2, 2yo, p2; repeat from * to last 3 sts, p2, yo, edge st
Row 4: edge st, k1, k2tog, * k2tog, k1bl, k1, k2tog; repeat from * to last 4 sts, k2tog, k1, edge st
Repeat rows 1 through 4.