Fancy Diagonal Lace Stitch

The Fancy Diagonal Lace stitch is a lace stitch that produces a right-leaning diagonal design running throughout the work. This stitch is an eight row repeat and is knitted in a multiple of four stitches plus five. With its lacework and excellent drapery, the Fancy Diagonal Lace stitch is perfect for lightweight knits such as Spring scarves and lace beanies and berets.

fancy diagonal lace

Pattern

Skill: easy
Multiple of 4 sts + 5

Row 1 (RS): k1, *yo, k3tog, yo, k1; rep from * to the end.
Row 2 and all even numbered rows: purl.
Row 3: k1, *k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * to the end.
Row 5: k2tog, *yo, k1, yo, k3tog; rep from * to the last 3 sts, yo, k1, yo, k2tog.
Row 7: k1, *k2, k2tog, yo; rep from * to the last 4 sts, k4.
Row 8: purl.

Repeat Rows 1-8.

 

 

Tiny Feathers Stitch

The Tiny Feathers stitch is a lace stitch which resembles little feathers, hence the name. Knitted in a multiple of six stitches plus one, this stitch is an eight row repeat and is rated as intermediate. Once complete, the Tiny Feathers stitch, like other lace stitches, requires blocking. Its excellent drape makes it perfect for light weight projects such as Spring and Summer knits.

Tiny Feathers Stitch

Pattern

Multiple of 6 sts + 1

Row 1 (RS): k1, *yo, k2tog tbl, k1, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * to the end.
Row 2 and every even numbered rows: purl.
Row 3: k1, *yo, k1, sl 1, k2tog, psso, k1, yo, k1; rep from * to the end.
Row 5: k1, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k2tog tbl, k1; rep from * to the end.
Row 7: k2tog, *(k1, yo) x2, k1, sl 1, k2tog, psso; rep from * to last 5 sts, (k1, yo) x2, k1, k2tog tbl.
Row 8: purl.

Repeat Rows 1-8.

 

 

Flower Bud Lace Stitch

The Flower Bud Lace stitch is a lace stitch that is similar to the Lacy Floret stitch. Both of these stitches produce “flower bud” designs but the Flower Bud Lace stitch knits a larger flower bud. With its elegant look and its excellent drape, this stitch is perfect for shawls and scarves or even a linen beach cover-up.

flower bud lace stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 10 sts + 1

Row 1 (RS): k1, *yo, k3, sl 1, k2tog, psso, k3, yo, k1; rep from * to the end.
Row 2: purl.

Repeat Rows 1-2 three more times.

Row 9: k2tog, *k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, sl 1, k2tog, psso; rep from * to last 9 sts, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, sl 1, k1, psso.
Row 10: purl.

Repeat Rows 9-10 three more times.

Repeat Rows 1-16.

 

 

Lattice Lace Stitch

The Lattice Lace stitch is a lace stitch that resembles a lattice which has interweaving sections separated by lace. This stitch is a 12-row repeat and has excellent drape. Though the Lattice Lace stitch is not a difficult lace stitch, it is not recommended for “TV knitting.” Like most lace stitches, the Lattice Lace stitch requires stitch counting and attention to detail. This lace stitch is perfect for light scarves, shawls and cowls.

Lattice Lace Stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 8 sts+3

Stitches should only be counted after rows 5, 6, 11, and 12.

Row 1 (RS): k1, *k2tog, k1, yo, k1, sl 1, k1, psso, k2; rep from * to the last 2 sts, k2.
Row 2 and all even numbered rows: purl.
Row 3: *k2tog, k1, (yo, k1) x 2, sl 1, k1, psso; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 5: k2, *yo, k3, yo, k1, sl1, k1, psso, k1; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 7: k4, *k2tog, k1, yo, k1, sl 1, k1, psso, k2; rep from * to the last 7 sts, k2tog, k1, yo, k1, sl 1, k1, psso, k1.
Row 9: k3, *k2tog, k1, (yo, k1) x 2, sl 1, k1, psso; rep from * to the end.
Row 11: k2, *k2tog, k1, yo, k3, yo, k1; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 12: purl.

Repeat Rows 1-12.

 

 

Lacy Floret Stitch

The Lacy Floret stitch is a lace stitch pattern which resembles flower buds situated one above the other running vertically across the work. This stitch is not a complicated stitch with basic increase and decrease techniques. Like most lace stitch patterns, the Lacy Floret stitch has excellent drape and is great for many patterns especially Spring and Summer knits.

lacy floret stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 8 sts + 5

Row 1 (RS): k3, *yo, k2, p3tog, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to the last 2 sts, k2.
Row 2: purl.

Repeat Rows 1-2 two more times.

Row 7: k2, p2tog, *k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, p3tog; rep from * to the last 9 sts, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, p2tog, k2.
Row 8: purl.

Repeat Rows 7-8 two more times.

Repeat these 12 rows.

Left Twist Stitch

The Left Twist stitch is a knit stitch similar to the Right Twist stitch with the only difference being that it leans to the left instead of the right. Like the Right Twist stitch, the Left Twist stitch has a “waffle”-like design and is knitted with twisted stitches and is traditionally knitted using a cable needle. The pattern below is knitted with no cable required.

Do you like the Left Twist stitch? Check out the Easy Day Knitted Headband pattern!

left twist stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 2 sts

Row 1 (RS): k1, *LT; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 2: k1, purl to last st, k1.
Row 3: k2, *RT; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 4: k1, purl to last st, k1.

LT (Left Twist): on the right side, knit through the back loop (ktbl) of the second stitch, leaving stitch on the left needle. K2tog through the back loops (tbl) of the first and second stitch. Slide both stitches off the left needle.

Here is a video on how to knit the Left Twist Stitch.