Fishnet stitch

The fishnet stitch is worked across an uneven number of stitches, perfect for bags and breezy tops - used in the Milo Beach Bag and Ariel Top

Facts & handy tips

Worked across an uneven number of stitches, this stitch creates a pretty 'open knit' result that's great for beach bags, such as our Milo Beach Bag. Knit the first stitch, then throughout your row, wrap your yarn around your needle and knit two together. Repeat that row after row and you'll end up with a nice structured knit. Tip! Make sure that you knit across an uneven number of stitches and follow these instructions carefully to get a symmetric result.

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Step By Step

1 fishnet stitch


The fishnet stitch looks really decorative and advanced, but it's actually easier than you think! This stitch is worked over an uneven number of stitches. Start off by knitting one knit stitch.

2 fishnet stitch


Next, wrap the yarn around the right needle, from the front to back.

3 fishnet stitch


Now, knit the next 2 stitches together. You do this as if you were to knit one stitch, but instead put your right needle through the top two stitches on your left needle (that's the only difference).

4 fishnet stitch


Repeat steps 2 and 3 to the end of the row. Congrats, you've just knitted one row of fishnet stitch!

5 fishnet stitch


Turn your work around, and repeat this row to work in fishnet stitch.
As you make progress, your piece should start looking a little bit like this. We use this stitch in our Milo Beach bag, maybe a nice project to tackle next? :)

This is how you do it

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