Peacocks are very elegant birds, and they have inspired a lot of designs. This Peacock Lace knitting stitch pattern is an amazing textured stitch, great to knit shawls, Spring and Summer pullovers and vests, even a rectangular shawl.
It’s not reversible, and it looks more complex than it really is. So don’t be afraid to try it!
If you don’t know all the techniques involved, no worries, I’m here to help you out, so don’t miss the video tutorial, explaining step by step how to knit this beautiful lace stitch.
It’s knitting time!
CO: Cast on
RS: Right side
WS: Wrong side
K2tog: Knit two stitches together
SSK: Slip one stitch knitwise, slip the next knitwise, put them both back onto the left hand needle and knit them together.
YO: Yarn over
BO. Bind off
Take a look of these (just amazing)! Ideal to knit lace 🙂
How to knit Peacock Lace
CO multiples of 4 + 6 stitches (i.e.: 4*4 = 16+6 = 22 stitches).
1º Row (RS): K1, k2tog, *[yo] twice, ssk, k2tog*. Repeat from * to *, ending with [yo] twice, ssk, K1
2º Row (WS): P2, [K1, P1] into the double yo, *P2, [K1, P1] into the double yo*. Repeat from * to *, ending with P2
3º & 7º Rows): Knit across
4º & 8º Rows) Purl across
5º Row: K1, yo, *ssk, k2tog, [yo] twice,*. Repeat from * to *, ending with ssk, k2tog, yo, K1.
6º Row: P4, *[K1, P1] into the double yo, P2*. Repeat from * to *, ending with P2.
Keep repeating these 8 rows until you reach the desired length. BO after an 8th Row knitwise.
This is the wrong side of the work:
Enjoy the video!