How to Knit the Butterfly Lace Stitch

How to Knit the Butterfly Lace Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the butterfly lace stitch. This stitch creates a delicate design. The butterfly stitch would be great for scarves, baby blankets, and baby sweaters!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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A pair of knitting needles


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Knit Stitch – K
Purl Stitch-p
Knit 2 Together-k2tog
Yarn Over-yo
Pass Slip Stitch Over-psso

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On:Multiple of 8+ 7 sts.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    (Right Side): K1, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k3; rep from * to last 6 sts, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k1.

  2. Row 2

    P3, *sl 1 purlwise, p7; rep from * to last 4 sts, sl 1 purlwise, p3.

  3. Row 3

    K1, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k3; rep from * to last 6 sts, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k1.

  4. Row 4

    P3, *sl 1 purlwise, p7; rep from * to last 4 sts, sl 1 purlwise, p3.

  5. Row 5

    K5, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo sl 1, k1, psso, k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

  6. Row 6

    P7, *sl 1 purlwise, p7; rep from * to end.

  7. Row 7

    K5, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo sl 1, k1, psso, k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

  8. Row 8

    P7, *sl 1 purlwise, p7; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1-8 until you reach your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Butterfly Lace Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Butterfly Lace Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Butterfly Lace Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Butterfly Lace Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

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