Fuchsia Stitch

Fuchsia Stitch - Purl Avenue

Rated as one of the easier cable stitches, the Fuchsia Stitch is worked in a 10-row repeat and knitted in multiple of 8 stitches. Worked in a large panel, this cabled stitch creates a design which resembles a series of fuchsia flowers running vertically down the project. The Fuchsia Stitch requires only two cable techniques thus …

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Winged Lace Stitch

Winged Lace Stitch - Purl Avenue

Knitted in a 10-row repeat, the Winged Lace Stitch is rated advanced due to its complex techniques. Worked in a multiple of 14 stitches plus 1, this stitch pattern is knitted across a large panel where its design resembles bat-like wings.  Like all lace knits, this pattern requires blocking for optimal results. Learn more about …

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Bluebells Stitch

Bluebells Stitch

The Bluebells stitch is a lace stitch that is knitted in a multiple of 5 stitches plus 2 and is worked in a 6-row repeat. The pattern appears as though it involves cabling. Here is great news for those who despise cable needles: there is no cabling! The Bluebells stitch only requires basic techniques such as “k2tog” (knit …

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Peaks and Columns Stitch

Peaks and Columns Stitch - Purl Avenue

The Peaks and Columns stitch is a lace stitch that is knitted in a multiple of 12 stitches and done in an 8-row repeat. The “peak” design of this stitch pattern runs vertically across the work and separated by stockinette columns. The Peaks and Columns stitch requires intermediate knitting techniques such as “ssk” (slip, slip, knit) and “k2tog” (knit …

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Fern Lace Stitch

Fern Lace Stitch - Purl Avenue

The Fern Lace stitch resembles ferns and according to some, it looks like chevron designs running across the work. Knitted in a multiple of 7 stitches plus 2, this stitch pattern is done in a simple 4-row repeat. Requiring only simple knitting techniques, the Fern Lace stitch is a fast knit and is easy to …

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