Lace Knitting
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From simple to complicated, our lace knitting experts cover it all. Learn how to read charts, work increases and decreases and block your knits for the best results.
Demistify lace knitting as you turn exclusive patterns into graceful, gorgeous accessories.
Projects + Techniques
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Combine the garter stitch with two lacy textures to create this asymmetric wrap designed by Erika Flory. Your expert guide, Vanessa Vargas Wilson (aka the Crafty Gemini) shows you how, step by step. Get her tips on changing colors, weaving ends in invisibly (even with lace!) and more.
Vanessa Vargas Wilson, The Crafty Gemini
Vanessa Vargas Wilson, The Crafty Gemini
Master brioche lace knitting as you create a stunning shawl.
Lesley Anne Robinson
Lesley Anne Robinson
Learn to knit two beautiful lace shawls with Laura Nelkin as she sends you on a lace journey that is out of this world!
Laura Nelkin
Laura Nelkin
Learn to knit any lace pattern. Demystify lace knitting as you turn exclusive patterns into graceful, gorgeous accessories.
Eunny Jang
Eunny Jang
These essential lessons for new knitters teach you fundamental skills and about basic supplies through step-by-step instruction from designer Stefanie Japel.
Stefanie Japel
Stefanie Japel
Add sparkle and shine to your lace! Laura Nelkin shows you how easy and rewarding it is to incorporate beads into your knitting projects.
Laura Nelkin
Laura Nelkin
Worked from the top down, the Seamless Artemisia Sweater features set-in sleeves, knit-in pockets and lace details - all designed by Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark.
Mercedes Tarasovich
Mercedes Tarasovich
Take the knitting journey of a lifetime when you create designer Laura Nelkin’s exclusive Life Cycle lace shawl or baby blanket, knit in the round.
Laura Nelkin
Laura Nelkin
  • Show off your lace skills with this beautifully intricate shawl! Cloudborn Superwash Merino yarn makes it lightweight, so you can wear it all year round.
  • Perfect your lace skills with this striking shawl! You’ll fall in love with the intricate twining daylily motif that runs down the back.
  • Perfect for summer, this light and airy sweater features eyelet designs down the sides and sleeves.
  • This lacy, extremely delicate shawl was inspired by the patterning of a grass basket made by a Yup’ik artist in Tununak, Alaska. The bottom evokes flowers in a field, while the top is a gently threaded mesh. The sections are separated and finished off with garter stitch edges, leaving you with an intricate accessory that’s sure to wow.
  • Have you ever noticed that the lower the temperature falls, the higher our necklines become? That explains why oversized cowl necks are the ultimate accessory during the depths of winter! Tununak Nachaq Cowl Knitting Kit will help you learn to craft your very own neck cozy—perfect for those extra-chilly, extra-fabric-required days.
  • Inspired by the warm, gentle breezes of long summer days, the Melica is a transitional cardigan with easy-to-knit lace bands on a purled background. Since it’s knitted from the top down using a simple raglan construction, the cardigan is easily customized—from the sleeve length to where the hem hits—and the pattern comes with instructions for long and short options.
  • Have you ever noticed that the lower the temperature falls, the higher our necklines become? That explains why oversized cowl necks are the ultimate accessory during the depths of winter! Tununak Nachaq Cowl Knitting Kit will help you learn to craft your very own neck cozy—perfect for those extra-chilly, extra-fabric-required days.
  • An open cardigan with simple yet delicate construction, the Dark Arches sweater is a great project for beginner lace knitters. Knit sideways from cuff to cuff, then fold and seam to create the relaxed cocoon shape. With a large shawl collar, a few simple folds, and only two seams, this piece can be easily modified (in 16-row increments) to flatter almost any shape or size.
  • Knit up a bit of southern charm with this contempo-country shawl. Its triangular shape pairs beautifully with lacework detailing (made my dropping stitches), and its easy-going pattern makes it a cinch to stitch. Kit comes with all of the Cloudborn yarn needed to complete the shawl.
Shop Supplies
  • Add rich color and luxe sheen to your next knit with Cloudborn's Pima Cotton DK yarn. Created from long-staple cotton, this mercerized fiber is great for making lustrous garments that stay soft and strong through the years.
  • Here's some cause for celebration: Now we can all get Cloudborn Superwash Merino in a single-ply fingering weight! Spun from sumptuous 100% Merino, these sensational skeins will give your shawls and smaller projects the stitch-definition they deserve. Just pick the hue for you — they can only be found on Craftsy.
  • Think of all the toe-riffic opportunities! Cloudborn Merino Superwash Sock Twist blends sumptuous merino yarn with 20% polyamide for the stretch, softness and warmth that a favorite pair of socks needs. Plus, this heavy-fingering yarn also features a lovely luster, so you can think outside the sock and create captivating colorwork shawls, eye-catching lace and so much more.
  • A generous 494 yards? Oh my. And with Cloudborn Highland Fingering, ample yardage is just the cherry on top! You'll enjoy working with high-quality, 100% Peruvian Highland Wool as you create long-lasting garments with excellent stitch definition. Great for shawls and small projects, you'll only find this versatile yarn on Craftsy.
  • Get more from your merino! Cloudborn Superwash Merino DK is a luxurious, easy-care yarn spun from 100% superwash merino wool for a smooth, soft feel you'll want in all your accessories. Long-lasting, soft-handed and wonderfully warm, this DK-weight delight is available in a broad range of incredible hues that will give your next sweater or scarf that extra "wow!" touch.
  • "Wool you be mine?" That's the question knitters ask when they encounter Cloudborn Highland Sport. Spun from 100% fine Peruvian Highland Wool, this dependable yarn felts well and works up with great stitch definition. Available in 50g skeins that come in a variety of beautiful colors, Highland Sport is a stellar choice for colorwork projects and is sure to stand up well to the test of time.
  • Your future lace shawls will thank you. Cloudborn Superwash Merino Sport Twist is the luxe wool yarn they've been longing for! Spun from 100% superwash merino, this fabulous fiber option is long-lasting, super-smooth and wonderfully warm. Choose from an assortment of inviting hues, and use them to create beautiful accessories that are love at first wear!
  • Incredible stitch definition paired with beautiful drape: Now that's a combination sure to catch any fiber enthusiast's eye. Cloudborn Merino Alpaca Sport is a brilliant blend of 80% merino spun with the added softness of 20% baby alpaca, making it the perfect choice for garments and accessories with a luxuriously soft hand. Choose from a broad range of beautiful hues and enjoy this Craftsy-exclusive yarn in 50g skeins that make it perfect for colorwork.
  • Make socks that are favorites of feet everywhere! Cloudborn Superwash Sock Twist is a sock-worthy blend of Peruvian highland wool and 20% nylon, for the perfect combination of elasticity and warmth. Thanks to the gorgeous stitch definition of its high-quality wool, this fantastic fiber option is also a great choice for accessories and colorwork that will make your friends jealous.
  • Looking for the perfect yarn for an heirloom garment? Revel in the rustic feel of Cloudborn Alpaca & Highland Naturals. Spun from 50% super fine alpaca and 50% Peruvian highland wool, this yarn keeps the delightful durability of hearty, undyed wool but softens it with the sumptuous feel of alpaca. Perfect for felting or colorwork, this Craftsy-exclusive comes in affordable 50g skeins available in a breathtaking assortment of hues.
Maker Projects
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