Doily with Star

DOILY WITH STAR

This pattern is a translation of one found in the German book "Ich Kann Handarbeiten", published by Ullstein Verlag ca. 1911.

ABBREVIATIONS:

K = knit
K2TOG = knit 2 together
P = purl
YO = yarn over
()x = repeat instructions in brackets as many times as indicated by the "x"
*-* = repeat enclosed instructions till end of round.

All rows not indicated are knit plain.

Cast on 7 stitches, and distribute on double pointed needles.

Continue knitting by following either the written instructions or the chart below.

Row 1: * YO, K1 *

Row 3: * YO, K2 *

Row 5: * YO, K3 *

Row 7: * YO, K4 *

Row 9: * YO, K5 *

Row 11: * YO, K6 *

Row 13: * YO, K1, YO, K4, K2TOG *

Row 15: * YO, K3, YO, K3, K2TOG *

Row 17: * YO, K1, K2TOG, YO, K2, YO, K2, K2TOG *

Row 19: * YO, K1, (K2TOG, YO)x2, K2, YO, K1, K2TOG *

Row 21: * YO, K1, (K2TOG, YO)x3, K2, YO, K2TOG *

Row 23: * YO, K1, (K2TOG, YO)x5, K1 *

Row 25: * K1, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO, K2 *

Row 27: * K2, YO, K1, (K2TOG, YO)x4, K3 *

Row 29: * K3, (YO, K2TOG)x4, YO, K4 *

Row 31: * K4, YO, K1, (K2TOG, YO)x3, K5 *

Row 33: * K5, YO, K2TOG, K2, YO, K2TOG, YO, K6 *

Row 35: *K6, YO, K3, K2TOG, YO, K7 *

Row 37: * K7, YO, K2, K2TOG, YO, K8 *

Row 39: * K8, YO, K1, K2TOG, YO, K9 *

Row 41: * K9, YO, K2TOG, YO, K10 *

Row 42: K


Original instructions then say to cast off loosely.

CHART:

Knitting chart for Small Doily with Star

SYMBOL KEY:

Knit symbol Knit
Yarn over symbol Yarn over
K2tog symbol Knit 2 together


All rows to be read right to left.

Chart shows 1 pattern repeat, knit 7 times in round.

All even rows are knit plain.

After row 42 loosely cast off all stitches.

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