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Stitch of the Week: Grand Eyelet Lace

Fancy giving another stitch a go this weekend? Why not spend some time this weekend getting to know the Grand Eyelet Lace stitch and add a unique twist to your next jumper or scarf project?

Grand Eyelet Lace

This stitch is worked over a multiple of 4 stitches plus 4 stitches for selvedge. 3 rows form the pattern.

Note: Work 3rd row loosely using needle 3 times larger.


1st row: P2, * yrn, P4 tog, rep from * to last 2 sts, P2.

2nd row: K2, * K1, K1 and P1 and K1 into yrn of previous row, rep from * to last 2 sts, K2.

3rd row: K.


Yarn round needle (yrn), row 1: Take the yarn from the front of the work, over the right-handle needle and under to return yarn to front again. This will make a stitch between purl stitches.

Purl 4 together (P4 tog), row 1: Insert the right-hand needle purlwise through the next 4 stitches. Wind yarn round needle and draw a loop through all 4 stitches and allow them all to drop off needle together. This will reduce 4 stitches to 1 stitch.

Increase into next stitch, row 2: Work K1, P1 and K1 all into made stitch of the previous row. This will replace the stitches lost on the previous row.


K: Knit

P: Purl

P4 TOG: Purl 4 together

Sts: Stitches


Download the PDF pattern here.

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