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Perforated Lace Stitch

How to Knit the Perforated Lace Stitch
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About This Stitch Pattern

When it comes to knitting lace, it doesn’t get much more basic than Perforated Lace Stitch. Using simple yarn overs and decreases, this pattern creates a fabric covered in little staggered holes.

[Video] Stitch Pattern Tutorial

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Techniques Used in this Stitch

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Repeat


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 5 + 2

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 5 + 2

  • Row 1: *K1, yo, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 2: P1, *p1, k1, p1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: *K1, k2tog, yo; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 4: P1, *k1, p2; rep from * to end.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

Stitch Pattern Swatch Photos

Example of the Perforated Lace Stitch right side

Example of the Perforated Lace Stitch wrong side

Stitch Pattern Attributes

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