The Purse Lace Stitch

Example of the Purse Lace Knitting Stitch Pattern

About this Stitch Pattern

The Purse Lace Stitch is a simple lace pattern with strong vertical lines. Using a unique combination of purl stitches, yarn overs, and decreases, this dense fabric is created. It’s a quick and easy lace stitch perfect to practice with. The purse lace stitch great for large pieces of fabric like afghans and pillows, or scarves.

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 2

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2

  • Row 1: P1,* yo, p2tog; rep from * to last st, p1.

Repeat this row until you have reached your desired length.

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Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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