2 Color Feather and Fan Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

The 2 Color Feather and Fan Stitch is a color work variation of the classic lace stitch Feather and Fan. By alternating each pattern repeat, stripes of color highlight the curves of the fan motif. It’s a relatively easy lace stitch and the colorwork addition is simple to include.

This is a great pattern from scarves and blankets, or even as an edging for shawls.

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 18 + 2

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 18 + 2

  • Row 1 (RS): Using A, knit
  • Row 2: Using A, purl
  • Row 3: Using A, k1, *[k2tog] 3 times, [yo, k1] 6 times, [k2tog] 3 times; rep from * to last st, k1
  • Row 4: Using A, knit

Repeat these 4 rows using color B and alternate until you have reached your desired length.

Stitch Pattern Swatch Photos

Example of the 2 Color Feather and Fan Stitch Right Side

Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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