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Lotus Flower Stitch

About This Stitch Pattern

The Lotus Flower Stitch is a beautiful lacy pattern that creates a tight fabric that resembles interlocking flower blossoms. Using a unique knot stitch, this gorgeous pattern is a little difficult to master, but the result is well worth it. It’s great for a scarf, shawl, wrap, or blanket.

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Techniques Used in this Stitch

Purl Stitch
Purl Three Together Make Three – Insert working needle into the first 3 sets on main needle, p3tog, keeping sts on main needle. Yo, insert working needle back into all 3 sts, p3tog.
Purl Five Together Make Five – Insert working needle into the first 5 sts on main needle, p5tog. [Yo, insert working needle back into all 5 sts, p5tog] twice, slip the 5 working sts off of main needle.

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Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 1

Row 1:
Purl all stitches.
Row 2:
P1, *p5togm5, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 3:
Purl all Stitches.
Row 4:
P3togm3, p1, *p5togm5, p1; rep from * to last 3 sts, p3togm3.

Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

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