English Mesh Lace Stitch

Stitch Description

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!

Video Tutorial


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 Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 6 sts +1

Stitch Characteristics

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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