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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Materials Used

Lion's Pride Woolspun

Woolspun, with an exquisite range of neutrals and vivid classic colors, will quickly become your go-to yarn. The 12-ply construction means that garments drape beautifully and afghans and warm weather accessories have a cushiony soft bounce to them. Sold exclusively at Michaels and

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Takumi Bamboo Needles

Takumi is light in weight with a warm natural touch. Bamboo is the ideal material for making knitting needles. The finest bamboo is used to manufacture knitting needles with accurate specifications. Each knitting needle is polished for smoothness. Practical bamboo improves with age, making these special Takumi Bamboo needles a long-lasting addition to your knitting bag.

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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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