5 Authentic Lace Knitting Patterns You Must Try Today

With Spring around the corner, there’s no better way to keep those knitting hands happy than to create lacy, breezy patterns for things like shawls, handbags, home decor items or feminine blouses.

 

From our large playlist of lace knitting patterns, we have selected some of our latest lace knitting patterns you must try today!

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The Wings Stitch 

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This is a lovely feathery or floral type of knitting stitch pattern that features and easy to follow 4-row repeat set of instructions with a multiple of 15 +2 stitch sequence.

A great pattern of decorative home-decor items or other projects like vests.

Instructions:

Multiple of 15 +2

Repeat from * to *

Row 1.- purl 2 *knit 13, purl 2*.

Row 2.- knit 2, *purl 13, knit 2*.

Row 3.- purl 2, *knit 4 stitches together, (yarn over, knit 1) 5 times, yarn over,

             knit 4 stitches together through the back of the stitches, purl 2.

Row 4.- knit 2, *purl 13, knit 2*.

Repeat these 4 rows. 

Cross Stitch Leaves

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This lovely and intricate pattern is most possible something you haven’t seen. It resembles cross-stitching, but also some kind of climbing vine or plant.

Another 4-row repeat pattern that is easy to follow and quite interesting to make for more summery types of projects.

Instructions:

Cross-Stitch Leaves

Multiple of 6 plus 3 plus 2 for the edges.

Example, 6 x 5=30,  plus 3=33, plus 2=35

Use the needles that the yarn calls for.

k=knot

p=purl

yo=yarn over

sl= slip or slide (purlwise)

k2togtb= knit 2 stitches together through back of loops.

Repeat from * to *

Note: Odd number rows are wrong side of work.

Row 1.- p1), *(p1, yo) 3 times, p3* last 4: (p1, yo) 3 times, p1.

Row 2.- k1), *(let go of yo, sl 1) 3 times, pass first 2 stitches over last one, keep the 2 on the left needle,  yo, k2togtb, k3* end with (let go of yo, sl1) 3 times,  k1.

Row 3.- p1), *p3, (p1, yo) 3 times, p3*, end with p1.

Row 4.- k1), *k3, (let go of yo, sl 1) 3 times, pass first 2 stitches over last one,  keep the 2 on the left needle,  yo, k2togtb*, end with k4.

Repeat these 4 rows, for pattern.

The Spine Stitch Knitting Pattern

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This pattern is quite similar to the way many ribbing patterns look. Except it is not stretchy as they are.

If you’re looking to elongate a garment, then this stitch is surely the way to go. It is also one of those stitches that is a forever classic and elegant pattern for your collection.

Instructions:

Multiple of 4 stitches.

Use the needles that the yarn calls for.

Cast on stitches, any way you wish, softly.

Repeat from * to *

Row 1.- *Knit the second stitch through the back, leave on the needle, knit the first stitch normally and take the 2 off.

Knit the second stitch through the front, leave on the needle, knit the first stitch normally and take the 2 off*.

Row 2.- Purl all stitches.

Repeat these 2 rows.

Bind off normally on right side.

The Wheat Sheaves 

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While it may look quite complicated, this knitting pattern is worth every twist.

With a 4-row repeat, you get to practice unraveling, picking up, and knitting many stitches together. Definitely for the knitter who is feeling a bit more daring or is ready for something new.

This is a pattern that can be used for many breezy and decorative projects. What would you make with it?

Instructions:

Multiple of 3 plus 2

Row 1.- Purl

Row 2.- Knit

Row 3.- k1, *yo,k1*

Row 4.- k1, *unravel 3 stitches purlwise, bring them back to the left needle, knit the third stitch by itself and pull, yarn over and knit the 3 stitches together through the back*, end with k1.

 Open Tulips Knitting Pattern

Open Tulips

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The Open Tulips Knitting Pattern may barely qualify as a lace pattern, as it really only has a few uncovered spaces, but we thought it deserved a place on this list because of its intricate quality, which is what most lace knitting patterns have.

This knitting pattern has it all: geometric, organic, and highly textured areas. It is sure to make any knitting project interesting and unique.

Instructions:

Multiple of 6 plus 1, plus 2 for the edges.

k=knit

p=purl

Repeat from * to *

Row 1.- Knit

Row 2.- Purl

Row 3.- K1, *k5 into the next stitch (k, yo, k, yo, k),  k1, yo on the next 5*

             last 2 stitches: k5 into the next stitch (k, yo, k, yo, k), end with k1.

Row 4.- P1, *p5 from cluster, unravel next 5 stitches and place them on left needle, purl them together*

             p5 from cluster, p1

Row 5.- Knit

Row 6.- Purl

Row 7.- K1, *k1, yo on the next 5, k5 into the next stitch (k, yo, k, yo, k),* k1, yo on the next 5, k1.                    

Row 8.- P1, unravel next 5 stitches and place them on left needle, purl them together, p5 from cluster* end by

             unravel next 5 stitches and place them on left needle, purl them together, p1.

Repeat these 8 rows.

Bind off on Row 3, knitwise.

So we’ve viewed some of the most interesting lace knitting patterns we’ve created video tutorials for. Below are links to some of our favorite materials. These contain affiliate links that have no extra cost to you, so thank you for checking them out.

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