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#63 Ada's Shell Lace

Shell lace edging

See the abbreviations page for explanations of symbols used in this chart

Cast on 21sts and knit 1 row
Commence from row 1 of chart

Knitting chart

V1 symbol = k6, slip the first 5 sts knit over the last st

Rows 1-8 form pattern. Repeat for desired length.

In Words

Cast on 21sts and knit one row.

1st row: [K2, yo, p2tog] twice, k2, [(yo) twice, k2tog] twice, k5, yo, p2tog,

2nd row: yo, p2tog, k7, (p1, k2) twice (making 2 sts of the double yarn overs on the previous row), [yo, p2tog, k2] twice

3rd row: [K2, yo, p2tog] twice, knit to the last 2sts, yo, p2tog.

4th row: yo, p2tog, k13, [yo, p2tog, k2] twice

5th row: [K2, yo, p2tog] twice, k2, [(yo) twice, k2tog] 3 times, k5, yo, p2tog

6th row: yo, p2tog, k7, (p1, k2) 3 times (making 2 sts of the double yarn overs on the previous row), [yo, p2tog, k2] twice

7th row: [K2, yo, p2tog] twice, knit to the last 2sts, yo, p2tog.

8th row: yo, p2tog, k6, slip the first 5 sts knit over the last st, k10, [yo, p2tog, k2] twice

Rows 1-8 form pattern. Repeat for desired length.


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