Elaborate Vertical Lace Stitch

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 7 stitches plus 1, the Elaborate Vertical Lace stitch is a quick knit and easy to remember. Note: like most lace stitches, blocking is recommended for optimal results.

Elaborate Vertical Lace Stitch - Purl Avenue

Pattern

Skill: easy
Multiple of 7 sts + 1

Row 1 (RS): k1, *p1, k1, yo, p2tog, k1, p1, k1; rep from * to the end.
Row 2: p1, *k2, yo, p2tog, k2, p1; rep from * to the end.

Repeat Rows 1-2.

 

Vertical Feathered Lace Stitch

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 the Vertical Feathered Lace stitch perfect for spring/summer accessories such as fashion scarves and market bags.

Vertical Feathered Lace Stitch - Purl Avenue

Pattern

Skill: easy
Multiple of 5 sts + 2

Row 1 (RS): k1, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl 1, k1, psso; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 2: purl.

Repeat Rows 1-2.

 

Little Bells Stitch

The Little Bells stitch is a lace stitch which involves intermediate lace knitting techniques. Knitted in a multiple of 8 stitches plus 3 and worked in a 12-row repeat, this stitch offers a level of difficulty that is perfect for knitters who are ready to step it up a notch. The Little Bells stitch offers excellent drape and looks great as both an accent piece as well as a main project.

Little Bells Stitch - Purl Avenue

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 8 sts + 3

Row 1 (RS): k1, p1, k1, *p1, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, (p1, k1) x2; rep from * to the end.
Row 2: p1, k1, p1, *k1, p3, (k1, p1) x2; rep from * to the end.
Row 3: repeat Row 1.
Row 4: repeat Row 2.
Row 5: repeat Row 1.
Row 6: repeat Row 2.
Row 7: k1, k2tog, *yo, (p1, k1) x2, p1, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso; rep from * to the last 8 sts, yo, (p1, k1) x2, p1, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k1.
Row 8: p3, *(k1, p1) x2, k1, p3; rep from * to the end.
Row 9: repeat Row 7.
Row 10: repeat Row 8.
Row 11: repeat Row 7.
Row 12: repeat Row 8.

Repeat Rows 1-12.

 

Ribs and Eyelets Stitch

The Ribs and Eyelets stitch is a simple lace stitch pattern that does not require complicated knitting techniques. Knitted in a multiple of 6 stitches plus 2, and a 4-row repeat, this stitch is easy to remember and is considered a fast knit in its category. If you are tired of knitting the traditional Rib stitch and want to whip up something a little different, then give the Ribs and Eyelets stitch a try!

Ribs and Eyelets Stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 6 sts + 2

Row 1 (RS): k2. *p1, yo, k2tog tbl, p1, k2; rep from * to the end.
Row 2: p2, *k1, p2; rep from * to the end.
Row 3: k2, *p1, k2tog, yo, p1, k2; rep from * to the end.
Row 4: repeat Row 2.

Repeat Rows 1-4.

 

 

Diamond Lace Stitch

The Diamond Lace stitch is a lace stitch that is knitted in a multiple of 7 stitches plus 2 and done in an 8-row repeat. This gorgeous stitch would look great on almost any project! The Diamond Lace stitch pattern requires intermediate knitting techniques such as psso and p2tog tbl. If you need assistance, below is a video on how to knit this stitch.

Diamond Lace Stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 7 sts + 2

Note: Slip stitches purlwise.

Row 1 (RS): k3, *k2tog, yo, k5; rep from * to last 6 sts, k2tog, yo, k4.
Row 2: p2, *p2tog tbl, yo, p1, yo, p2tog, p2; rep from * to the end.
Row 3: k1, *k2tog, yo, k3, yo, sl 1, k1, psso; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 4: purl.
Row 5: k1, *yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k5; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 6: *p1, yo, p2tog, p2, p2tog tbl, yo; rep from * to the last 2 sts, p2.
Row 7: *k3, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k2tog, yo; rep from * to the last 2 sts, k2.
Row 8: purl.

Repeat Rows 1-8.

 

 

Tiny Shells Stitch

The Tiny Shells Stitch is a lace stitch pattern which resembles little shells being stacked one above the other in a vertical straight line. This stitch is knitted in a multiple of 7 stitches plus 2 and done in a 4-row repeat. The unique characteristics of the Tiny Shells Stitch will add a pop of flair to any project!

tiny shells stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 7 sts + 2

Row 1 (RS): knit.
Row 2: purl.
Row 3: k2, *yo, p1, p3tog, p1, yo, k2; rep from * to the end.
Row 4: purl.

Repeat Rows 1-4.