Knitting Lace: 13 Free Knitted Lace Patterns

Do you love to knit lace? Do you enjoy intentionally making holes in your knitting (or want to learn how)? Have you been searching for the perfect new pattern to start? Search no more—Knitting Daily has you covered with these collections of FREE lace knitting patterns.

Whether you are a first time lace knitter, or a seasoned expert, you’ll enjoy the timeless beauty of knitting lace. Inside this eBook you’ll discover lace for all seasons and shapes, with two stunning lace shawl knitting patterns, a lovely lace hat, a classic knit cardigan, two scarves, and a pair of fingerless gloves. Plus, we’ve added an additional SIX patterns to make this collection even better: a shrug, blouse, perfect Henley sweater, top, wrap, and trim. This collection is sure to inspire your knitting for years to come. Download all 13 sensational designs today!

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When it comes to elegant knitting, lace patterns are second to none. Learn how to knit lace masterpieces with these incredible, free knitted lace patterns. Download these free eBooks to get started or keep reading to learn more about each pattern.

Knit Lace Pattern: Sophia Shrug by Betty Monroe

Pattern #1

Sophia Shrug by Betty Monroe

A simple rectangle, cleverly bordered and seamed, turns into the versatile lace shrug, the Sophia Shrug. A drapey elongated-stitch pattern folds easily into a shawl collar or stands up for warmth; while garter stitch turned on its side flows easily across shoulders, stretches to pin closed, and snaps back for wearing open.

Knitted Lace Blouse: Oriel Lace Blouse by Shirley Paden

Pattern #2

Oriel Lace Blouse by Shirley Paden

A gently fitted silhouette and belled sleeves are the perfect foil for an intricate allover lace pattern of interlocking arches. Shirley Paden used a slightly variegated silk ribbon to keep the top light and airy. The close-fitting collar closes up the back with a row of small buttons.

Knit Lace Pattern: Henley Perfected by Connie Chang Chinchio

Pattern #3

Henley Perfected by Connie Chang Chinchio

Lace knitters will lover this Henley. Connie combines a delicate lace pattern and stockinette in just the right quantities, in just the right yarn, for a beautifully versatile lace pullover. A small stand-up collar and a deep roll-edge placket lined with tiny buttons add simple, graceful finishes.

Shawl Lace Knitting: Icelandic Lace Shawl

Pattern #4

Icelandic Lace Shawl design by Sigrídur Halldórsdóttir adapted by Carol Rasmussen Noble

The original of this traditional Icelandic shawl is part of the Icelandic Craft Council’s collection of textiles. It is thought to have been knitted by a resident of a small fishing village on the west coast of Iceland well known for her craftsmanship with handspun yarns. This lace knitting pattern tries to capture that spirit and tradition.

Scarf Lace Pattern: Spectrum Scarf by Eunny Jang

Pattern #5

Spectrum Scarf by Eunny Jang

If you are new and want to learn how to knit lace, this easy scarf pattern is the perfect place to begin. Color blending with multiple strands of alpaca yarn shades this lace scarf achieved with a simple one-row lace repeat. What a beautiful way to introduce yourself to the timeless tradition of lace knitting! Already a lace expert? This lace scarf makes a great gift you can whip up quickly.

Lace Knitting Pattern: Tailored Scallops Cardigan by Pam Allen

Pattern #6

Tailored Scallops Cardigan by Pam Allen

In need of a beautiful knit cardigan? A longtime fan of the traditional feather and fan stitch pattern, Pam Allen worked it on a grand scale for this classic cardigan pattern. The structure of this knit cardigan creates decorative scallops that are preserved in the cast-on edges. To keep this sweater simple, Pam added very little shaping and worked the sleeve increases in panels of stockinette stitch that border the lace motif.

Knitted Lace Scarf Patterns: Penobscot Silk Lace Scarf design by Cyrene Slegona

Pattern #7

Penobscot Silk Lace Scarf design by Cyrene Slegona

For the summer 2006 staff project, then-editor of Interweave Knits Pam Allen chose an easy lace pattern and asked each staff member to create something different with it. Cyrene Slegona went for the knitted lace scarf patterns, designing this amazingly elegant scarf. It features alternating several lace repeats with blocks of stockinette stitch, in a silky yarn that is to die for.

Lace Hat Pattern: Lace Fountain Hat by Katie Himmelberg

Pattern #8

Lace Fountain Hat by Katie Himmelberg

This hat was created for the 2008 staff project, where staffers were asked to design an item inspired by a beloved movie. Katie chose The Fountain, with stunning cinematography and special effects, and created this lace hat to be a visual representation of the movie. The easy knit lace pattern forms a starburst that disintegrates into a field of dots.

Lace Shawl Knitting Patterns: Arrowhead Shawl by Pam Allen

Pattern #9

Arrowhead Shawl by Pam Allen

There are few lace patterns more beloved than the classic triangular lace shawl. Beginning at the center with just a few stitches, the shawl grows via paired increases, adding motifs on each side as the work progresses, a process that many knitters find irresistible. Pam’s shawl was her contribution to the summer 2006 staff project.

Knitting Lace Patterns: Wild and Warm Guanaco and Vicuna Lace Fingerless Gloves by Kaye D. Collins

Pattern #10

Wild and Warm Guanaco and Vicuña Lace Fingerless Gloves by Kaye D. Collins

Wild guanacos and vicuñas are both beautiful and graceful, and produce some of the finest fibers in the world. It is fitting to knit a light and lacy garment to honor their elegance. Fingerless gloves are extremely popular and practical—and with his glove pattern you will create a beautiful pair that is not only decorative but also warm.

Knitting Lace Patterns: Cielo Shell knitted lace top.

Pattern #11

Cielo Shell by Jae Koscierzynski

Soft and gorgeous is the only way to describe this beautiful shell with a cowl collar and midriff lace design. If you consider yourself an advanced beginning knitter, this project will leave you feeling like a pro.

Knitting Lace Patterns: Espalier Knitted Wrap.

Pattern #12

Espalier Wrap by Catherine Petitti

What could be prettier than watching a late sunset with this lovely patterned shawl wrapped around your shoulders? The scrumptious feel of this Red Barn Yarn and the not-too-difficult three-chart lace pattern make this a must knit to wear any time of the year.

Knitting Lace Patterns: Lace Linen Trim.

Pattern #13

Lace Linen Trim by Amy Polcyn

Knit this wonderfully elegant pillow trim for a truly one-of-a-kind antique shabby chic look. For matching edging for a top sheet, simply continue knitting until the correct width is reached.

What are you waiting for? Enjoy knitting lace patterns with these incredible free collections!

Have you been searching for high quality free lace knitting patterns? Are you interested in an easy pattern—or something more advanced? You have it all right here in these fabulous eBooks! With 13 timeless patterns in one collection, you’ll have a hard time deciding which to begin with. There is that beautiful knit cardigan sweater…or perhaps those amazing fingerless gloves? Or maybe you should start with one of the knitted lace scarf patterns. No matter which you choose, you’ll be hooked on the ancient art of knitting lace. Explore the possibilities of lace, and get all 13 patterns when you download your free eBooks!

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