Vine and Shell Lace

Knitted lace edging with vine lace heading and shell edge

This swatch shows 5 repeats of the lace

In Words

Abbreviations

K = knit
P = purl
K2tog = knit 2 together
P2tog = purl 2 together
Sl = slip 1 stitch purlways with the yarn at the back of the work
Yo = yarn over

Pattern

Cast on 46 sts and knit one row

Row 1 (RS): sl 1, k2, yo, k2tog, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k2, k2tog, k4, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, (yo, k2tog) three times,
k3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo 2 times, k2tog, k6, yo, p2tog

Row 2 (WS): yo, p2tog, k8, p1, k4, p27, k5

Row 3: sl 1, k2, yo, k2tog, k3, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, (k2, k2tog) twice, k2, yo, k3, (yo, k2tog) three times, k2, yo, k2tog, k10, yo, p2tog

Row 4: yo, p2tog, k13, p27, k5

Row 5: sl 1, k2, yo, k2tog, k4, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k2, k2tog 2 times, k2, yo, k5, (yo, k2tog) three times, k1, yo, k2tog, k1, (yo 2 times, k2tog) twice, k5, yo, p2tog

Row 6: yo, p2tog, k7, p1, k2, p1, k4, p27, k5

Row 7: sl 1, k2, yo, k2tog, k2, (k2tog, yo) three times, k1, yo, k2, k2tog, k4, k2tog, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k12, yo, p2tog

Row 8: yo, p2tog, k15, p27, k5

Row 9: sl 1, k2, yo, k2tog, k1, (k2tog, yo) three times, k3, yo, (k2, k2tog) twice, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k4, yo, k2tog, k1, (yo 2 times, k2tog) three times, k5, yo, p2tog

Row 10: yo, p2tog, k7, p1, k2, p1, k2, p1, k4, p27, k5

Row 11: sl 1, k2, yo, k2tog 2 times, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k5, yo, k2, k2tog 2 times, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k10, put last stitch knit back onto the left hand needle and pass the remaining stitches over it (it should still be on the left hand needle), yo, p1

Row 12: yo, p2tog, k12, p27, k5

Rows 1 – 12 form the pattern. Repeat for the desired length

Charted

Cast on 46 sts and knit one row

 

Knitting chart for vine and shell lace, home work 1891

Rows 1 – 12 form the pattern. Repeat for the desired length

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