The Snowflake Lace Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #15

Stitch Description

The Snowflake Lace Stitch is a beautiful lace pattern that creates a snowflake-like motif through strategically placed holes in your knitting. This is great for a decorative edge in a shawl or even knitted up as a scarf.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
yo
Yarn Over
sl
Slip Stitch
psso
Pass Slip Stitch Over
k2tog
Knit Two Together


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 12

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 5

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 5

    Do not count stitches after rows 3,4,9 and 10 of lace pattern
  • Row 1: k3,*yo, sl1, k1, psso, k1, k2tog, yo, k1; Rep to last 2 sts, k2.
  • Row 2: Purl all sts.
  • Row 3: k4, yo, *k3, yo; Rep from * to last 4 sts, k4.
  • Row 4: Purl all sts.
  • Row 5: k2, k2tog, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k1, k2tog, yo, *sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k1, k2tog, yo; Rep from * to last 4 sts, sl1, k1, psso, k2.
  • Row 6: Purl all sts.
  • Row 7: k3.*k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k1: Rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
  • Row 8: Purl all sts.
  • Row 9: k4, yo, *k3, yo; Rep from * to last 4 sts, k4.
  • Row 10: Purl all sts.
  • Row 11: k3, * k2tog, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k1; Rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
  • Row 12: Purl all sts.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 12 until you have reached your desired length.

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