Lace knitting can be as simple as combining yarnovers and knit-two-togethers to create openwork patterns in your knitting. It can also get as complicated as triple decreases, multiple different repeats, and charted patterns knit in the round. But it's all within your reach! Just start at the beginning: Yo, k2tog.

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Feather and Fan Lace 1 – How to Do Basic Feather and Fan (Old Shale) Pattern

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Jeny’s Surprisingly-Stretchy Bind-Off (JSSBO) for 1×1 Rib

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A fairly easy and very stretchy bind-off that is great for 1×1 rib. You will not be disappointed with its stretch or sturdiness. Leaves a visible edge.


Frilled Standard Bind-Off

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Waterfall Lace

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An advanced lace pattern to go with the Winter Waterfall sweater. Charted and knit in the round, this pattern has a small repeat but the BOR changes every round. Challenging but worthwhile.



Lace Abbreviations

K – Knit
K2tog – Knit 2 Together
K2togtbl – Knit 2 Together Through the Back Loops
KFB – Knit Front and Back
M1 – Make One
M1L – Make One Left
M1R – Make One Right
P – Purl
P2tog – Purl 2 Together
PFB – Purl Front and Back
PM – Place Marker
PSSO – Pass Slipped Stitch Over
Rep From * – Go back to the * and repeat. As in “K5, *(P2, K5), rep from * to end.”
Rnd(s) – Round(s) – row(s) of round knitting
S2KP – Slip 2, Knit, Pass
SKP – Slip, Knit, Pass
SM – Slip marker
SSK – Slip, Slip, Knit
St St – Stockinette Stitch
Sts – Stitches
YO – Yarnover


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Feather and Fan Lace 1 – How to Do Basic Feather and Fan (Old Shale) Pattern

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Feather and Fan Lace 2 – How to Tell What Row You’re On

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Feather and Fan Lace 3 – How to Tell Where You Are in the Row

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Feather and Fan Lace 4 – Troubleshooting Lace – Fixing Mistakes and Binding Off

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Recommended Straight Needles: 10-Inch Signature Needles by Signature Needle Arts

Signature Needles Recommended Straight Needles Single Points Stiletto Tip

Signature Needles are the official straight needle of KnitFreedom. Their stiletto-tip straight needle is smooth, accurate, and perfect for lace knitting.

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Recommended Fabric Care: Blocking Mats by KnitIQ

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Blocking mats are the perfect way to dry and block your knit garments. The grid lines help you keep the garment edges straight, and large T-pins let you pin the piece to the recommended measurements. A blocking mat is a must for large lace shawls or any garment you need to lay out flat to dry.

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Recommended Notion: T-Pins by KnitIQ

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T-pins are excellent for blocking your garments into the right shape. Use with blocking mats to get the best results.

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Recommended Book: Harmony Guides: Lace & Eyelets by Erika Knight (editor)

A beautifully-photographed masterpiece with 250 lace patterns to incorporate into your projects. You will learn so much and exercise your creativity when you add these lace patterns to your designs.

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