Beaded Lace Cross

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Beaded Lace Cross Pattern


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Knitting: Beaded Lace Cross
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Beaded Lace Cross in Tilli Tomas Demi Pliť silk
Beaded Lace Cross in DMC Cotton Perle size 3
Beaded Lace Cross beaded version in Shepherd Sock yarn

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Home Decor


Table Accessory

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, yarn over
  • for beaded version: long tail cast on, stringing beads

Pattern Description:

This ornate cross is knitted as a wide lace strip and then shaped using an interesting seamless construction. Instructions are provided for making with or without beads. The Lace Cross can be used as a bookmark, communion gift, mounted and framed, or a thoughtful Christian token of friendship.

Construction: Knitted flat and formed into a cross as stitches are bound off

Special Techniques:
Beaded cast on
Center double decrease bind off


5.5 stitches per inch over garter stitch blocked (gauge is not critical although it could affect size and amount of yarn used)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 10" by 6.5"


  • 26 yards fingering weight (30 yards for beaded version)
  • Size US 2 (2.75 mm) suggested; even though this is knitted flat, you will probably want to use at least a 24" circular needle because of the large number of stitches in the wide strip

You Will Also Need:

  • For Beaded Version (optional): 160 size 8/0 (3 mm diameter) beads, approximately 4 g + Needle for stringing beads

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