Knitting Stitch: English Mesh Lace Stitch Tutorial

Knitting Stitch: English Mesh Lace Stitch Tutorial.

Eventually, we’ll always go back to laces and eyelets. This is the tutorial for the English Mesh Lace Stitch, a lace stitch that is so elegant when paired with fine mohair (as we show you here below) or cashmere, but also cotton or wool yarns for a more defined look.

 

English Mesh Lace Stitch Tutorial

English Mesh Lace Stitch

To get a swatch as the one pictured above:
  • 6 mm / US 8 knitting needles (we used our Beechwood Knitting Needles) – puoi regolarti con spessori diversi in base al tuo filato ed alla tua tensione
  • BettaKnit’s Petit Mohair (which you can find our more about here) in the shade Evergreen

What knitting techniques you need to know?

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Yarn over
  • Decreases: knit 2 stitches together, SKP (slip, knit, pass over), SK2P (slip, knit 2 together, pass over)

 

How to knit the English Mesh Lace Stitch

Cast on a multiple of 6 + 7 stitches.

Row 1 [RS = right side]:
  • *Knit 1 stitch, yarn over, 1 SKP (slip 1 stitch knit-wise, knit 1 stitch, pass the slipped stitch over the knit stitch), knit 1 stitch, knit 2 stitches together, yarn over*.
  • Repeat from * to * until the end of the row. Knit the last stitch.
Row 2 [WS = wrong side] and following even rows:

Purl rows.

Row 3:
  • *Knit 1 stitch, yarn over, knit 1 stitch, 1 SK2P (slip 1 stitch knit-wise, knit 2 stitches together, pass the slipped stitch over the K2Tog), knit 1 stitch, yarn over*.
  • Repeat from * to * until the end of the row. Knit the last stitch.
Row 5:
  • *Knit 1 stitch, knit 2 stitches together, yarn over, knit 1 stitch, yarn over, 1 SKP*.
  • Repeat from * to * until the end of the row. Knit the last stitch.
Row 7:
  • Knit 2 stitches together, knit 1 stitch, yarn over, knit 1 stitch, yarn over, knit 1 stitch, *1 SK2P, knit 1 stitch, yarn over, knit 1 stitch, yarn over, knit 1 stitch*.
  • Repeat from * to * until the end of the row. End with 1 SKP.

Continue knitting repeating Rows 1 – 8.

English Mesh Lace Stitch Chart

English Mesh Lace Stitch Chart

English Mesh Lace Stitch Chart

 

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Let us know in the comment section below what you’re going to knit using this stitch and share your creations on Instagram using the hashtag #bettaknit!

If you like this stitch and you also love crochet, check out our Lace V-Stitch tutorial!

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