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French Lace from "The Ladies' Guide to Elegant Lace Patterns, Etc."

Lozenge and flower lace knit from a Victorian era knitting pattern

The sample was knit with size 10 perle cotton and 2.25mm needles and measures 6½ cm/2½" wide

In Words

Note: double yarn overs are made into two stitches on the following row.

Cast on 17 sts and knit 1 row.

Row 1 (RS): k2, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k2tog, k1, ssk, yo, k3, (yo) twice, k2tog, (yo) twice, k2

Row 2 (WS): k3, p1, k2, p1, k3, p5, k5

Row 3: k2, (yo, k2tog, k1) twice, ssk, yo, k10

Row 4: k2, (yo) twice, k2tog, k1, k2tog, (yo) twice, k2tog, k2, p3, k6

Row 5: k2, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, k3tog, yo, (k4, p1) twice, k2

Row 6: k12, p3, k6

Row 7: k2, yo, (k2tog) twice, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k2, (yo) twice, sl1 k3tog psso, (yo) twice, (k2tog) twice

Row 8: k3, p1, k2, p1, k3, p5, k5

Row 9: k2, (yo, k2tog, k1) twice, ssk, yo, k10

Row 10: Cast off 3, k7, p1, k1, p1, k6

These 10 rows form the pattern. Repeat for the desired length.

Chart

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Note: double yarn overs are made into two stitches on the following row.

Cast on 17 sts and knit 1 row.

Chart for knitting French Lace

These 10 rows form the pattern. Repeat for the desired length.


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