Parasol Lace Stitch Pattern is a vertical lace pattern that resembles parasols, just as the name suggests. Overall, it looks like umbrella arches stacked over each other.
The Parasol Lace Stitch Pattern creates a delicate lace design over a background of stockinette stitches. It is certainly a creative way to add some delicate textured details and contrast over standard knitting patterns.
You can use the free Parasol Lace knitting pattern to make front panel of a pullover. You can create repeats of the vertical parasols all over or simply make a single vertical parasol panel in the center. Along with pullovers and sweaters, this delicate lace knitting pattern also looks good on baby sweaters, shawls, and scarves.
Multiple of 17
Note: When you’re working with a knit chart (like the one above) that uses a ‘no-stitch’ symbol, skip the symbol when you get to it and work the next stitch on your needle from the chart square just after the no-stitch symbol.
This free knit pattern is written in US terms. You can also check out other common knit abbreviations.
|k3tog||Knit 3 stitches together|
|p2tog||Purl 2 stitches together|
|st (s)||Stitch (es)|
CO Multiple of 17.
|Row 1:||(RS) – yf, k1, [p3, k1] 4 times, yf.|
|Row 3:||k1, yf, k1, [p3, k1] 4 times, yf, k1.|
|Row 5:||k2, yf, k1, [p3, k1] 4 times, yf, k2.|
|Row 7:||k3, yf, k1, [p2tog, p1, k1] 4 times, yf, k3.|
|Row 9:||k4, yf, k1, [p2tog, k1] 4 times, yf, k4.|
|Row 11:||k5, yf, k1, [k3tog, k1] twice, yf, k5.|
Repeat this free knit pattern (12 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.
Note: Count the stitches only after 11th and 12th rows of the pattern because, until those rows, the stitch count keeps changing in every row.
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