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Telegraph Lace

Wide knitted sample of a pointed lace edging.

This pattern was published in the Brisbane Telegraph on the 27th of February, 1915

Pattern

In Words

Cast on 30 sts and knit one row.

Row 1: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k1, (yo, k2tog) 10 times, yo, k1 (31 sts).

Row 2: K23, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice.

Row 3: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k2, (yo, k2tog) 10 times, yo, k1 (32 sts).

Row 4: K24, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice.

Row 5: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k3, (yo, k2tog) 10 times, yo, k1 (33 sts).

Row 6: K25, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice.

Row 7: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k4, (yo, k2tog) 10 times, yo, k1 (34 sts).

Row 8: K26, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice.

Row 9: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k5, (yo, k2tog) 10 times, yo, k1 (35 sts).

Row 10: K27, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice.

Row 11: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k6, (yo, k2tog) 10 times, yo, k1 (36 sts).

Row 12: K28, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice.

Row 13: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k7, (yo, k2tog) 10 times, yo, k1 (37 sts).

Row 14: K29, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice.

Row 15: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k8, (yo, k2tog) 10 times, yo, k1 (38 sts).

Row 16: K30, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice.

Row 17: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k9, (yo, k2tog) 10 times, yo, k1 (39 sts).

Row 18: K3tog, k28, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice. (37 sts).

Row 19: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k10, (yo, k2tog) 9 times, yo, k1 (38 sts).

Row 20: K3tog, k27, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice. (36 sts).

Row 21: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k11, (yo, k2tog) 8 times, yo, k1 (37 sts).

Row 22: K3tog, k26, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice. (35 sts).

Row 23: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k12, (yo, k2tog) 7 times, yo, k1 (36 sts).

Row 24: K3tog, k25, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice. (34 sts).

Row 25: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k13, (yo, k2tog) 6 times, yo, k1 (35 sts).

Row 26: K3tog, k24, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice. (33 sts).

Row 27: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k14, (yo, k2tog) 5 times, yo, k1 (34 sts).

Row 28: K3tog, k23, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice. (32 sts).

Row 29: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k15, (yo, k2tog) 4 times, yo, k1 (33 sts).

Row 30: K3tog, k22, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice. (31 sts).

Row 31: (K2, yo, p2tog) twice, k16, (yo, k2tog) 3 times, yo, k1 (32 sts).

Row 32: K3tog, k21, (yo, p2tog, k2) twice. (30 sts).

Rows 1 to 32 form the pattern. Repeat for the desired length.

Charted

Cast on 30 sts and knit one row.

Chart for knitting Telegraph Lace

Rows 1 to 32 form the pattern. Repeat for the desired length.

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