Lace and Openwork Stitches

Lace and Openwork stitches typically require more advanced techniques than just knits and purls. This category of knit stitch patterns involve increase and decrease techniques such as yarn over and knit two together to produce various lace and openwork designs. With these techniques, a designer is able to effectively use negative space between the stitches to design wonderful shapes and patterns resembling flowers, plants, and more. Skill levels range from intermediate to experienced.