Lace Collar Pattern No 6

Please note: This pattern has not been test knit

Updated Pattern

In Words

Abbreviations

K = knit
P = purl
K2tog = knit two together
P2tog = purl two together
Yo = yarn over
K3tog = knit three together

Pattern

The original pattern did not state the yarn thickness or needle size used.
Cast on 53 stitches and knit one row

R1 (RS): k1, *yo, k2tog; repeat from * to end

R2 (WS): Knit

R3: sl, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k1, k2tog, p1, p2tog, k1, yo, p1, yo, k1, k2tog, p1, p2tog, k1, yo, k3, yo, k1, k2tog, p1, p2tog, k1, yo, p1, yo, k1, k2tog, p1, p2tog, k1, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, p1, p2tog, k1, yo, k1

R4: (k1, p3) twice, k2, yo, k2tog, (k1, p3) four times, k3, p3, (k1, p3) three times, k3, yo, k2tog, k2

R5: sl, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k1, k2tog, p1, p2tog, k1, p1, k1, k2tog, p1, p2tog, k1, yo, k3, yo, k1, k2tog, p1, p2tog,
k1, p1, k1, k2tog, p1, p2tog, k1, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, p1, p2tog, k1, yo, k1

R6: k1, p3, k1, p2, k2, yo, k2tog, k1, p3, (k1, p2) twice, k1, p3, k3, p3, (k1, p2) twice, k1, p3, k3, yo, k2tog, k2

R7: sl, k3, yo, k2tog, (k1, yo) twice, (k2tog, p1) three times, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k3, yo, k1, yo, (k2tog, p1) three times, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k3, yo, k2tog 2 times, p1, k2tog, (yo, k1) twice

R8: k1, p4, k1, p1, k2, yo, k2tog, k1, p4, k1, (p1, k1) twice, p4, k3, p4, (k1, p1) twice, k1, p4, k3, yo, k2tog, k2

R9: sl, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k3, yo, k3tog, p1, k3tog, (yo, k3) three times, yo, k3tog, p1, k3tog, (yo, k3) twice, yo, k2tog, k3tog, yo, k3, yo, k1

R10: k1, p6, k2, yo, k2tog, (k1, p6) twice, k3, p6, k1, p6, k3, yo, k2tog, k2

R11: sl, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k5, yo, k3tog, yo, k5, yo, k3, yo, k5, yo, k3tog, yo, k5, yo, k3, yo, k3tog, yo, k5, yo, k1

R12: k1, p7, k2, yo, k2tog, k1, p15, k3, p15, k3, yo, k2tog, k2

Rows 3 – 12 form the pattern. Repeat these 10 rows until collar measures half a yard or 45cm

Work rows 1 and 2

Cast off

Heading

Pick up the stitches from the top edge of the collar and work k8, k2tog across. If your stitches can be divided by 10 with 8 left over work K8, *K2tog, k8; repeat from * across.

If your number of stitches cannot be evenly divided by 10 with 8 left over then adjust the number of stitches at each end to compensate. Knit four rows.

Cast off

Charted

The original pattern did not state the yarn thickness or needle size used.

Cast on 53 stitches and knit one row. Commence from row 1 of the chart.

Chart for knitting lace collar pattern number 6 from Home Work, published in 1891

Rows 3 – 12 form the pattern. Repeat these 10 rows until collar measures half a yard or 45cm
Work rows 1 and 2
Cast off

Heading

Pick up the stitches from the top edge of the collar and work k8, k2tog across. If your stitches can be divided by 10 with 8 left over work K8, *K2tog, k8; repeat from * across.

If your number of stitches cannot be evenly divided by 10 with 8 left over then adjust the number of stitches at each end to compensate. Knit four rows.

Cast off

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