The Ploughed Acre Lace Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #523

Stitch Description

The Ploughed Acre Lace Stitch is a beautiful, simple lace pattern. Using only yarn overs and two easy decreases, it is well suited to beginning lace knitters. With it’s strong vertical lines, it works up nicely into scarfs, shawls, and light sweaters.

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Knit Stitch

Purl Stitch

Knit 2 Together

Slip Slip Knit

Yarn Over

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 10 sts plus 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 10 sts plus 2

  • Row 1: P all sts.
  • Row 2: K2 *YO, k2tog, k4, SSK, YO, k2; rep from *.

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

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