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Fancy Knitting Patterns for Wristers, the Tops of Stockings, Mittens Etc from "The Ladies' Guide to Elegant Lace Patterns, Etc."

Lace shel stitch knitting pattern

These stitch patterns are useful for any project that is knit in the round.

Pattern 1 (above)

Cast on any number of stitches that can be evenly divided by 8

In Words

Round 1: * yo, k6, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round

Round 2: * k1, yo, k5, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round

Round 3: * k2, yo, k4, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round

Round 4: * k3, yo, k3, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round

Round 5: * k4, yo, k2, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round

Round 6: * k5, yo, k1, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round

Round 7: * k6, yo, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round

Chart

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Chart for knitting shell lace stitch

Pattern 2

Knitted feather and fan pattern

Cast on any number of stitches that can be evenly divided by 11

In Words

Round 1: * (k2tog) twice, (yo, k1) three times, yo, (k2tog) twice; repeat from * to end of round

Rounds 2, 3 and 4: k

Chart

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Knitting chart for feather and fan stitch

Pattern 3

Chevron knitting pattern

Cast on any number of stitches that can be evenly divided by 10

In Words

Round 1: * k1, yo, k3, sl1 k2tog psso, k3, yo; repeat from * to end of round

Round 2: k

Chart

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Knitting chart for chevron stitch

Pattern 4

Lace knit triangle stitch pattern

Cast on any number of stitches that can be evenly divided by 9

In Words

Round 1: * k3, k2tog, yo, k4; repeat from * to end of round

Rounds 2, 4, 6 and 8: k

Round 3: * k2, (k2tog, yo) twice, k3; repeat from * to end of round

Round 5:* k1, (k2tog, yo) three times, k2; repeat from * to end of round

Round 7: * (k2tog, yo) four times, k1; repeat from * to end of round

Chart

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Knitting chart for diagonal lace columns

Pattern 5

Knitted lace fern stitch

Cast on any number of stitches that can be evenly divided by 18

In Words

Round 1: * p1, ssk, k3, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, yo, k3, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round

Rounds 2, 4, 6 and 8: k

Round 3: * p1, ssk, k2, yo, k2, yo, k1, sl1 k2tog psso, k1, (yo, k2) twice, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round

Round 5: * p1, ssk, k1, yo, k3, yo, k1, sl1 k2tog psso, k1, yo, k3, yo, k1, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round

Round 7: * p1, ssk, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl1 k2tog psso, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2, yo, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round

Chart

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Knitting chart for lace boomerang stitch


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