Lacy Edging


Free Knitting Pattern
by KarensVariety.com

Materials: No. 13 or 14 knitting needles
Size 30 crochet thread
– choose larger sizes if you wish for a heavier edging
Abbreviations:
 k  knit
 p  purl
 st(s)  stitch(es)
 O  yarn over
 tog  together
 eyelet  k 2 tog, O twice, k 2 tog
 edge  k 4, O, k 2 tog

A lacey scalloped edging to knit with centre reminiscent of flower petals for use on towels, sheets and pillowcases, clothing or afghans. Use fine cotton thread and needles to create a delicate edging or use larger needles and heavier yarn to edge afghans, blankets or towels.

Row 1: K 4, O, k 2 tog, k 6, O, k 2 tog, k 1

Row 2: O, k 11, (edge of O, k 2 tog, k 2)

Row 3: Edge, k 7, O, k 2 tog, k 1

Row 4: O, k 12, (O, k 2 tog, k 2)

Row 5: Edge, k 2, eyelet, k 2, O, k 2 tog, k 1

Row 6: O, k 7, p 1, k 5, (O, k 2 tog, k 2)

Row 7: Edge, eyelet twice, k 1, O, k 2 tog, k 1

Row 8: O, k 6, p 1, k 3, p 1, k 3, edge

Row 9: Edge, k 3, slip the next 2 sts on an extra needle, wind thread around these 2 sts 12 times, then slip the sts back on original needle and k them, k 5, O, k 2 tog, k 1

Row 10: O, k 2 tog, k 13, edge

Row 11: Edge, eyelet twice, k 2 tog, O, k 2 tog, k 1

Row 12: O, k 2 tog, k 4, p 1, k 3, p 1, k 3, edge

Row 13: Edge, k 2, eyelet, k 1, k 2 tog, O, k 2 tog, k 1

Row 14: O, k 2 tog, k 5, p 1,  k 5, edge

Row 15: Edge, k 6, k 2 tog, O, k 2 tog, k 1

Row 16: O, k 2 tog, k 1, k 2 tog, k 7, edge

Row 17: 15 sts on needle – same as Row 1.

Continue these rows for desired length.

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