Watch how to knit the stunning quilted lattice stitch (video & written pattern)

The quilted lattice stitch is one of those jaw-droppingly beautiful patterns that is great for all the right reasons. First, it's not too difficult to execute. Second, it is a diverse stitch that can be used with contrasting colors to make an even more stunning impression. And third, even when you're knitting it in only one color, it serves as a great exercise in tension.
Watch the quilted lattice stitch video tutorial below from Ruzgar Gulu:
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Materials
Yarn in any weight
Knitting needles in the size indicated on your yarn label
Pro tip: After mastering quilted lattice using one yarn, try using two! This is the perfect stitch pattern to combine with color work.
Pro tip: Check your tension frequently to keep those lattice-forming floats from pulling.
Abbreviations
st - stitch
k - knit
p - purl
sl - slip the stitch from the left-hand needle to the right-hand needle without knitting it
wyif - with yarn in front
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Written pattern
Quilted Lattice Stitch is worked over a multiple of 6 stitches, plus 1, in an 8-row repeat. Begin Row 1 below on the back, or wrong side, of your knitting.

Row 1 (and all odd/wrong side rows): p to end of row
Row 2: k2, * sl 5 sts wyif; repeat from * to last st in row, k1
Row 4: k4, *insert your right-hand needle under the strand of yarn you floated in front of your sl st in Row 2 and k the next st, dropping it off the needle by bringing the right-hand needle out from under the float, k5; repeat from * to end of row, ending the final repeat k4
Row 6: k1, sl 3 sts wyif, *k1, sl 5 sts wyif; repeat until last 5 sts, kl, sl 3 sts wyif, k1
Row 8: k1, *insert your right-hand needle under the strand of yarn you floated in front of your sl st in Row 6 and k the next st, dropping it off the needle by bringing the right-hand needle out from under the float, k5; repeat from * to end of row, ending the final repeat k1

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