English Mesh Lace Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

The English Mesh Lace Stitch creates a fancy lace design with lots of texture. The English Mesh Lace stitch would be great for shrugs, blouses, shawls!

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Knit 2 Together
Yarn Over
Pass Slip Stitch Over
Slip Slip Knit – Slip the next 2 stitches, one at a time as if to knit, to the working needle. Insert the main needle into the fronts of these two stitches and knit them together.

Stitch Pattern Details

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Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiple of 6 sts +1

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 6 sts + 1.

  • Row 1 (Wrong Side): purl.
  • Row 2: k1, *yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from *.
  • Row 3: purl.
  • Row 4: k1, *yo, k1, sl 1, k2tog, psso, k1, yo, k1; rep from *.
  • Row 5: purl.
  • Row 6: k1, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k1; rep from *.
  • Row 7: purl.
  • Row 8: k2tog, *(k1, yo) twice, k1, sl 1, k2tog, psso; rep from * to last 5 sts, end (k1, yo) twice, k1, ssk.

Repeat rows 1-8 until you have reached your desired length.

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