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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

Knitted Broomstick Stitch

Knitted Broomstick Stitch - Purl Avenue

The Knitted Broomstick stitch is a knitted version of the original Broomstick stitch which is a crochet stitch. This stitch is very unique and requires advanced techniques to produce the “broomstick” look. Knitted in a multiple of 5 stitches plus 2 and done in a 4-row repeat, the Knitted Broomstick stitch is easy to remember …

Continue reading

Elaborate Vertical Lace Stitch

Elaborate Vertical Lace Stitch - Purl Avenue

The Elaborate Vertical Lace stitch is a lace stitch that consists of a stockinette design which runs down the work followed by lace situated in between. Despite its name, this lace stitch is not complicated to knit nor are the techniques used elaborate or difficult. Done in a 2-row repeat and in a multiple of …

Continue reading

Vertical Feathered Lace Stitch

Vertical Feathered Lace Stitch - Purl Avenue

The Vertical Feathered Lace stitch is an openwork stitch that creates a unique vertical lace design which runs throughout the work. Knitted in a multiple of 5 stitches plus 2 and worked in a simple 2-row repeat, this lace stitch is easy to remember and is knits up quickly too. The long vertical design makes …

Continue reading