Lace Mesh Stitch Pattern [FREE Knitted Stitch Pattern]

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Orange knitted fabric with a slanted pattern followed by a text area that says "Learn how to knit: Lace Mesh Stitch Pattern," and a back side of orange knitted fabricThe Lace Mesh Stitch Pattern is a lovely, textured stitch pattern that is super easy to knit.

In fact, the stitch pattern is knitted over just 4 rows which makes it very easy to memorize.

This simple-to-knit stitch pattern will look great in almost any knitting project.

It is not identical on the back side, so it is not a fully reversible stitch pattern. However, as the reverse side is quite decorative, it still lends itself well to projects where you have two public sides.

Examples on such projects are baby blankets and scarves. In addition, the stitch would look great in a nice summer top.

Furthermore, this is a great pattern for novice knitters who would like to dip their toe into lace knitting.  Actually, it is a great pattern for practicing slipping stitches.

Finally, you will sometimes see this particular stitch pattern also referred to as the Irish Mesh Stitch or the Irish Eyelet Mesh Stitch.

This free knit stitch pattern is ideal for Level 3 - Easy Level Knitters

Techniques Needed for Lace Mesh Stitch Pattern

Abbreviation                       Description                               Tutorial

k                                                   knit                                                    Knit Stitch Continental Style 
                                                                                                                  Knit Stitch English Style

p                                                   purl                                                   Purl Stitch Continental Style
                                                                                                                 Purl Stitch English Style

sl                                                  slip                                                    Slipping Stitches Knitwise or Purlwise

yo                                                yarnover                                         Open Yarnover Increase

Other Abbreviations Used

ws                                               wrong side

rs                                                 right side

rep                                              repeat

st(s)                                            stitch(es)

psso                                           pass slipped stitch(es) over

Instructions (Knitted Flat)

Multiple of 3 sts (Cast on a minimum of 6 sts)

Row 1: K2, * yo, sl 1, k2, psso the 2 k sts; rep from * to last st, k1

Row 2: Purl

Row 3: K1, * sl 1, k2, psso the 2 k sts, yo; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2

Row 4: Purl

Repeat rows 1-4 until the desired length is reached.

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