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#107 Coral Pattern Tidy

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Rectangular knitted doily with coral lace patterning

The sample tidy was knit over 76 sts with less than 50gm fingering weight cotton on 2mm needles (US size 0, Old UK size 14) at a gauge of 28sts to 10cm (4 inches) and measures 25 x 32cm (10 x 12 ½ inches). It is 2 pattern repeats wide and 12 pattern repeats long.

See the abbreviations for explanations of symbols used in this chart

Cast on a multiple of 35 sts for each pattern repeat + 6 extra for the edges.

Knit 5 rows
Commence from row 1 of chart

Lace knitting chart

Rows 1-12 form pattern. Repeat for desired length, ending on row 11 of the final pattern repeat. Knit 5 rows and bind off.

In Words

Cast on a multiple of 35 sts for each pattern repeat + 6 extra for the edges.

Knit 5 rows

1st row: K3 *k5, k2tog, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k1, yo, k2, k2tog, k4, k2tog, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k1, yo, k2, k2tog; repeat from * until 3 sts remain, k3

2nd and every alternate row: K3, purl to last 3 sts, k3

3rd row: K3 *(k2tog, k2) twice, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k3, yo, (k2, k2tog) twice, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, (yo, k3) twice; repeat from * until 3 sts remain, k3

5th row: K3 *(k2tog) twice, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k5, yo, k2, (k2tog) twice, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k5, yo, k3; repeat from * until 3 sts remain, k3

7th row: K3 *K2tog, k2, yo, k1, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k2, k2tog, k4, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k2, k2tog, k5; repeat from * until 3 sts remain, k3

9th row: K3 *k3, yo, k3, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, (k2, k2tog) twice, k2, yo, k3, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, (k2, k2tog) twice; repeat from * until 3 sts remain, k3

11th row: K3 *k3, yo, k5, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k2, (k2tog) twice, k2, yo, k5, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k2, (k2tog) twice; repeat from * until 3 sts remain, k3

Rows 1-12 form pattern. Repeat for desired length, ending on row 11 of the final pattern repeat. Knit 5 rows and bind off.


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