The Fern Lace Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #123

Stitch Description

The Fern Lace Stitch a is basic lace pattern that is great for beginner lace knitters. It creates a beautiful fabric that gives the appearance of columns of interlocking ferns. It’s good for blankets, shawls, or as a detail in hats, gloves, socks, or sleeves.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
YO
Yarn Over
SL
Slip Stitch
psso
Pass Slipped Stitch Over
k2tog
Knit 2 Together

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 9 + 4

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 9 + 4

  • Row 1 (WS): Purl.
  • Row 2: K3, *yo, k2, sl 1, k1, psso, k2tog, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 3: Purl.
  • Row 4: K2, *yo, k2, sl 1, k1, psso, k2tog, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
  • Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.

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