Mesh Lace Stitch

The Mesh Lace stitch is a lace stitch that is very easy to knit. It is done in a four row repeat and does not require advanced techniques. The Mesh Lace stitch is knitted in a multiple of two stitches and its mesh/net look makes it perfect for projects such as cover-ups, market bags and shawls. This quick knit makes it the ideal project for those with little patience for large and painstakingly long knits.

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mesh lace stitch

Pattern

Skill: easy
Multiple of 2 sts

Knitting back and forth (flat)

Note: the first and last stitches are selvage stitches.

Row 1: k1, *k2tog, yo; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 2: purl.
Row 3: k1, *yo, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 4: purl.

Knitting in the round

Rd 1: *k2tog, yo; rep from * to end of round.
Rd 2: knit.
Rd 3: *yo, k2tog; rep from * to end of round.
Rd 4: knit.

 

 

Slip Stitch Basketweave Stitch

The Slip Stitch Basketweave stitch is a slip stitch pattern which resembles the Basketweave stitch. This stitch is a done in a reverse stockinette stitch which, in turn, is separated by slip stitches. The Slip Stitch Bastketweave stitch has a unique look and is suitable for many types of knits including scarves, sweaters, blankets and dish towels.

Slip Stitch Basketweave Stitch

Pattern

Skill: easy
Multiple of 6 sts + 1

Row 1 (RS): knit.
Row 2: purl.
Row 3: *sl 1 wyib, p5; rep from * to the last st, sl 1 wyib.
Row 4: sl 1 wyif, *k5, sl 1 wyif; rep from * to end of row.
Row 5: rep Row 3.
Row 6: rep Row 4.
Row 7: rep Row 1.
Row 8: rep Row 2.
Row 9: *p3, sl 1 wyib, p2; rep from * to the last st, p1.
Row 10: k1, *k2, sl 1 wyif, k3; rep from * to end of row.
Row 11: rep Row 9.
Row 12: rep Row 10.

Repeat Rows 1-12.

More more help, view the video tutorial below on How To Knit The Slip Stitch Basketweave Stitch.

 

 

Wheat Lace Stitch

The Wheat Lace stitch is a lace stitch which resembles wheat, hence its name. This knit stitch is an eight-row repeat and involves purling on every wrong-sided row. The Wheat Lace stitch is a fast knit and the design can be fully seen after about twenty rows of knitting. Like other lace stitches, blocking is highly recommended when knitting the Wheat stitch. This gorgeous stitch is perfect for many knitted projects including hats, scarves, cowls and socks.

Wheat Lace Stitch

Pattern

Skill: easy
Multiple of 8 sts + 1

Row 1 (RS): *k1, ssk, (k1, yo) x2, k1, k2tog; rep from * to the end of row.
Row 2 and all alternating rows: purl.
Row 3: *k1, ssk, yo, k3, yo, k2tog; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 5: *k1, yo, k1, k2tog, k1, ssk, k1, yo; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 7: *k2, yo, k2tog, k1, ssk, yo, k1; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 8: purl.

Repeat Rows 1-8.

Tiny Columns Stitch

Tiny Columns stitch is a simple lace stitch which resembles little columns running vertically throughout the work. This stitch is an easy four-row repeat with three of the rows being knit stitches. Unlike most lace stitches, the Tiny Columns stitch does not require blocking and is a very fast knit. The simple and straightforward design of the stitch makes it perfect for beginning lace knitters.

Tiny Columns Stitch

Pattern

Skill: easy
Multiple of 2 sts + 1

Row 1 (RS): knit.
Row 2: knit.
Row 3: knit.
Row 4: k1, *yo, k2tog; rep from * to the end.

Repeat Rows 1-4.

 

Tiny Bobbles Stitch

The Tiny Bobbles stitch involves increasing and decreasing techniques which produces small bobbles on a stockinette background. The design work on the stitch pattern looks as though there is a string of bobbles running horizontally across the work. This stitch is not a lace stitch so therefore does not drape well. The Tiny Bobbles stitch is great for edgings and additional designs for projects such as sweaters, scarves and many other Fall and Winter knits.

tiny bobbles stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 2 sts + 2

Row 1 (RS): knit.
Row 2: purl.
Row 3: knit.
Row 4: purl.
Row 5: k1, *(k1, yo, k1) into the next st, sl 1 wyib; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 6: p1, *sl 1 wyib,  k3tog tbl; rep from * to the last st, p1.

Repeat Rows 1-6.

 

 

Simple Vertical Lace Stitch

The Simple Vertical Lace stitch is a super easy lace stitch that runs vertically down the work. This lace stitch is a one row repeat and is knitted in a multiple of three stitches. The gorgeous simple design produces a clean and uniform look that looks great with any knitting project.

simple vertical lace stitch

Pattern

Skill: easy
Multiple of 3 sts

Row 1 (RS): *k1, yo, k2tog; rep from * to the end.
Row 2: repeat Row 1.

Repeat Rows 1-2.