Ploughed Acre Lace Stitch

About This Stitch Pattern

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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Techniques Used in this Stitch

Stitch Pattern Details

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Row Repeat


Stitch Repeat

Multiple of 10 sts plus 2

Stitch 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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