How to Knit Lace – an introduction to lace knitting

Love the Lace!

tin can knits

If you haven’t done it before, learning to knit lace takes some time, concentration, and practice.  But it is a skill that can be mastered by most knitters, so don’t let the complex-looking results scare you off!

At Tin Can Knits, Emily is the ‘lace queen’ and this spring and summer she will guide you through the basics of lace, and share some more complex techniques and tips!


Join in and discover your love of lace! In the upcoming weeks we will share tutorials on:

– how to read a lace chart (and follow text instructions)
– how to work lace increases and decreases (yo, k2tog, ssk, sl1-k2tog-psso)
– choosing needles and yarn for lace knitting
– how to block lace
– troubleshooting and problem solving in lace knitting

Soon you will be casting on with confidence for a lacy cardigan…

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