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Wheat Ear Pattern

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Knitted sample of wheat pattern edging with a band of floral motifs and frilly edge.

This knitted edging was published in the Launceston Examiner on February 27th, 1897

Pattern

In Words

Cast on 20 sts and purl 1 row before commencing.

Row 1 (RS): Sl1 wyib, k1, (yo, k2tog) twice, (k2tog) twice, k2, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, [yo] twice, k2 (22 sts).

Row 2: K3, p1, k3, p13, k2.

Row 3: Sl1 wyib, k1, yo, k2tog, (k3tog) twice, yo, k1, yo, k2, (k2tog, yo) twice, k5 (20 sts).

Row 4: BO 2 sts, k4, p8, p2tog, p1, k2 (17 sts).

Row 5: Sl1 wyib, k1, yo, k3tog, yo, k3, yo, k2, (k2tog, yo) twice, k1, [yo] twice, k2 (20 sts).

Row 6: K3, p1, k3, p11, k2.

Row 7: Sl1 wyib, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k2, (k2tog, yo) twice, k5 (22 sts).

Row 8: BO 2 sts, k4, p13, k2 (20 sts).

Row 9: Sl1 wyib, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, (ssk) twice, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, [yo] twice, k2 (23 sts).

Row 10: K3, p1, k3, p14, k2.

Row 11: Sl1 wyib, k1, (yo, k2tog) twice, k2, yo, k1, yo, (ssk) twice, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k2tog, yo, k5 (22 sts).

Row 12: BO 2 sts, k3, p3tog, p2tog, p9, k2 (17 sts).

Row 13: Sl1 wyib, k1, (yo, k2tog) twice, k2, yo, k3, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k1, [yo] twice, k2 (20 sts).

Row 14: K3, p1, k3, p11, k2.

Row 15: Sl1 wyib, k1, (yo, k2tog) twice, k2, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k5 (22 sts).

Row 16: BO 2 sts, k4, p13, k2 (20 sts).

Rows 1 to 16 form the pattern. Repeat for the desired length.

Charted

Cast on 20 sts and purl 1 row before commencing.

Chart for knitting Wheat Ear Pattern Edging

Rows 1 to 16 form the pattern. Repeat for the desired length.

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