Pretty Feather-Pattern for the Border of a Shawl

From Exercises in Knitting by Cornelia Mee. Original text at Project Gutenberg.

Original Pattern

Twelve stitches to a pattern.

First row:—Knit 2 together, knit 2 together, make 1 and knit 1 for four times, knit 2 together, knit 2 together.

Second row:—Seamed.

Third row:—Knit plain.

Fourth row:—Seamed.

This is also a pretty pattern for toilet covers.

Updated Version

Cast on a multiple of twelve stitches

First row: (k2tog) twice, (yo, k1) four times, (k2tog) twice; repeat to end

Second row: purl

Third row: Knit

Fourth row: Purl

Repeat these four rows

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