How to Create Ladder Stitch - Knitting Tutorial

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Ladder stitch is a lacy, ladder textured stitch pattern created by knitting in stocking stitch and dropping stitches. In this video we will show you how to create a dropped stitch ladder. This stitch is used in the Drop Lay Scarf Knitting Kit.

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1)  At the end of the stocking stitch work, cast off three stitches.
2)  Carefully drop the next stitch off the needle.
3)  Next, loosely but firmly, continue to cast off the next three stitches.
4)  Carefully drop the next stitch off the needle.
5)  Cast off the rest of the row and thread the yarn tail through the loop.
6)  Where you have dropped a stitch pull each stitch down the same column to create the ladder effect.