Lace Background Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the lace background stitch. This stitch creates a fancy lace design with lots of texture. The lace background stitch would be great for scarves, shrugs, shawls!

Video Tutorial





Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
yo
Yarn Over
psso
Pass Slip Stitch Over

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Odd number of stitches

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Odd number of sts.

Pattern Instructions

  • Row 1: (Right Side): k1, *yo, sl 1, k1, yo, psso the knit st and the yo; rep from *.
  • Row 2: *p2, drop the yo of previous row; rep from *, end p1.
  • Row 3: k2, *yo, sl 1, k1, yo, psso the knit st and the yo; rep from *, end k1.
  • Row 4: p3, *drop the yo of previous row, p2; rep from *.

Repeat rows 1-4 until you reach your desired length.

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