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Lace Trim Knitting Pattern

Lace Trim

Accessorises A Pair Of Cut-off Shorts With A Lace Trim

Knitted and crocheted trims are a fab way to update your wardrobe and a pair of old denims can be upcycled into a new favourite. The basic lace stitches are easy and a set of trims can be finished in an afternoon. Ideal for kids togs too, make the lace panels shorter to jazz up a pair of shorts for a child.

Edging for hem (Make two)

Work to length required to fit around the hem of leg

Cast on 18 sts,
❒ Row 1: k
❒ Row 2: k3, yfwd, k2tog, yfwd, k1, k2tog, yfwd twice, k2tog twice, yfwd, k1, k2tog, yfwd, k2tog, k1
❒ Row 3: k2, yfwd, k1, k2tog, yfwd, k4, p1, k2tog, yfwd, k3, yfwd, k2tog, k1
❒ Row 4: k3, yfwd, k2tog, k2, yfwd, k2tog twice, yfwd twice, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2
❒ Row 5: k2, yfwd, k1, k2tog, yfwd, k4, p1, k2tog, yfwd, k1, k2tog, k2, yfwd, k2tog, k1
❒ Row 6: k3, yfwd, k2tog, k3, yfwd, k2tog twice, yfwd twice, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2
❒ Row 7: k2, yfwd, k1, k2tog, yfwd, k4, p1, k2tog, yfwd, k1, yfwd, k2tog, k3, yfwd, k2tog, k1
❒ Row 8: k3, yfwd, k2tog twice, yfwd, k3, yfwd, k2tog twice, yfwd twice, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2
❒ Row 9: k2, yfwd, k1, k2tog, yfwd, k4, p1, k2tog, yfwd, k5, (yfwd, k2tog, k1) twice
❒ Row 10: k3, yfwd, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yfwd, k1, yfwd, k2tog twice, yfwd twice, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2
❒ Row 11: k2, yfwd, k1, k2tog, yfwd, k4, p1, k2tog, yfwd, k3, yfwd, sl1, k2tog, psso, yfwd, k4, yfwd, k2tog, k1
❒ Row 12: k3, yfwd, k2tog, k2, k2tog, yfwd, k5, yfwd, k2tog twice, yfwd twice, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2
❒ Row 13: k1, k2tog, yfwd, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2tog, k1, p1, k3, yfwd, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yfwd, k1, yfwd, k2tog, k3, yfwd, k2tog, k1
❒ Row 14: k3, yfwd, k2tog twice, yfwd, k3, yfwd, sl1, k2tog, psso, yfwd, k1, k2tog, yfwd twice, k2tog twice, yfwd, k1, k2tog, yfwd, k2tog, k1
❒ Row 15: k1, k2tog, yfwd, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2tog, k1, p1, k3, yfwd, k2tog, k4, (yfwd, k2tog, k1) twice
❒ Row 16: k3, yfwd, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yfwd, k1, k2tog, yfwd twice, k2tog twice, yfwd, k1, k2tog, yfwd, k2tog, k1
❒ Row 17: k1, k2tog, yfwd, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2tog, k1, p1, k3, yfwd, sl1, k2tog, psso, yfwd, k4, yfwd, k2tog, k1
❒ Row 18: k3, yfwd, k2tog, k2, k2tog, yfwd, k1, k2tog, yfwd twice, k2tog twice, yfwd, k1, k2tog, yfwd, k2tog, k1
❒ Row 19: k1, k2tog, yfwd, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2tog, k1, p1, k3, yfwd, k2tog, k3, yfwd, k2tog, k1
❒ Row 20: k3, yfwd, k2tog twice, yfwd, k1, k2tog, yfwd twice, k2tog twice, yfwd, k1, k2tog, yfwd, k2tog, k1
❒ Row 21: k1, k2tog, yfwd, k2tog, k1, yfwd, k2tog, k1, p1, k3, (yfwd, k2tog, k1) twice
Repeat Rows 2-21 until length required
❒ Cast off

Edging for pockets (Make four)

Work to length required to fit around pocket edges.

With 3mm needles, cast on four sts
❒ Row 1: k
❒ Row 2: k2, yfwd, k2
❒ Row 3: sl 1, k to end
❒ Row 4: k3, yfwd, k2
❒ Row 5: sl 1, k to end
❒ Row 6: k2, yfwd, k2tog, yfwd, k2
❒ Row 7: sl 1, k to end
❒ Row 8: k3, yfwd, k2tog, yfwd, k2
❒ Row 9: cast off four sts, k to end
❒ Rep Rows 2-9 until length required

Hem edging (depth):8cm
Pocket edging (depth):3cm

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