The Simple Garter Lace Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #88

Stitch Description

The Simple Garter Lace Stitch is a one row pattern that is completely reversible. It’s a great choice for blankets and market bags, among other things.

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Knit Stitch
Yarn Forward Round Needle
Purl Two Together

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 2

  • Row 1: K2, *yfrn, p2tog, k2; rep from * to end.
  • Repeat row 1 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Simple Garter Lace Stitch


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