Free lace knitting patterns for beginners. Once you have mastered the knit and purl stitch, it may be time to move on to something more thrilling! Lace can seem intimidating at first, but with a bit of practice you can get the hand of it quite quickly!
Lace knitting involves yarn overs combined with increases and decreases to create holes in the fabrics that form a beautiful design. The two most common decreases for your reference are k2tog (knit 2 together) and ssk (sl next 2 sts knitwise, one at a time, then insert tip of opposite needle into the fronts of these 2 sts and knit them together in this position).
Pompom Knit Scarf
An easy mesh lace scarf pattern that consist mainly of yarn overs and basic decreases.
Knit Seaside Waves
Looks intricate, however this blanket is one of the great lace kitting patterns for beginners using the basic yarn over with the two common decreases k2tog and ssk to create a stunning wavy effect.
Be True Knit Cowl
This cowl knitting pattern is a bit beyond beginner lace, but a fantastic project to try once you start gaining some confidence.
LaLa’s Simple Shawl
A beautiful lace shawl to knit with garter stitch, stockinette stitch and easy lace.
This easy-to-memorize lace pattern is perfect for lace knitting beginners.
We hope you enjoy the lace knitting patterns for beginners above, if you just want to practice your lace knitting, check out our various free lace knitting stitches.