Netting stitch pattern knitting tutorial for beginners so woolly
Lace Stitches

Netting Stitch: Learn to knit textured lace

One of the most beautiful net stitches I’ve seen: A lace knitting pattern that creates a textured mesh fabric, ideal to knit bags, wraps, shawls or Summer tops.

Easy to knit (4 rows only) and just a few techniques to implement. The texture is so special, that although the Netting stitch is not reversible, it looks like the Trinity stitch on the wrong side.

Let’s get started!

 

Abbreviations

CO: Cast on

K: Knit

P: Purl

YO: Yarn over

K2tog: Knit two stitches together

BO: Bind off

 

Learn to knit lace netting stitch sowoolly

 

How to knit the Netting stitch pattern

 

CO multiples of 4 + 5 + 2 edge stitches (i.e. 4*3 = 12+5 =17+2 = 19).

1º Row (RS): K1 (edge), *K1, yo, slip 1 knitwise, k2tog, pass slipped st. over, yo*. Repeat from * to * to last 2 st., K1, then K1 (edge)

2º & 4º Rows (WS): Purl across

3º Row: K1 (edge), k2tog, yo, *K1, yo, slip 1 knitwise, k2tog, pass slipped st. over, yo*. Repeat from * to * to last 4 st., K1, yo, slip 1 st. knitwise, K1, pass slipped st. over, K1 (edge).

Repeat these 4 rows until you reach the desired length. BO after a 4th Row, knitwise.

This is how it looks on the wrong side:

Netting stitch step by step knitting tutorial

 

Enjoy the video!

Netting Stitch: Learn to knit textured lace

 

Happy Knitting!

Carolina

 

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