How to Knit the Garter Stitch Lace Ladders Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the garter stitch lace ladders stitch. This stitch creates a delicate lace pattern. The garter stitch lace ladder stitch would be great for shrugs, shawls, and scarves!

Video Tutorial


Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Yarn Over
Knit 2 Together

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: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Multiple of 4.

  • Row 1 (Right Side): *k2tog, (yo) twice, ssk; rep from *.
  • Row 2: *k1, (k1, p1) into double yo, k1; rep from *.

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Crochet Stitches

Bobbles & Puffs Chevrons & Ripples Colorwork Edgings Lace & Shells Squares & Motifs Textured & Plain Tunisian Crochet

Crochet Techniques

Abbreviations Foundation Chains Seaming Shaping Tips & Tricks

Knitting Stitches

Cables & Arans Colorwork Edgings Knits & Purls Lace & Eyelets Ribbing Shapes & Motifs Slipped Stitches

Knitting Techniques

Abbreviations Bind Offs Cast Ons Finishing Techniques Fixing Mistakes Shaping Tips & Tricks