Small Doily

SMALL DOILY

From the German book "Ich Kann Handarbeiten", published by Ullstein Verlag ca. 1911.

ABBREVIATIONS:

K = knit
K2TOG = knit 2 together
K3TOG = knit 3 together
P = purl
SKP = slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over
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 8 stitches, and distribute on double pointed needles.

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

Row 1: K

Row 3: * YO, K1 *

Row 5: * YO, K2 *

Row 7: * YO, K3 *

Row 9: * YO, K4 *

Row 11: * YO, K5 *

Row 13: * K3, YO, K3 *

Row 15: * K3, YO, K1, YO, SKP, K1 *

Row 17: * K1, K2TOG, YO, K3, YO, K2 *

Row 19: * K2, YO, K5, YO, SKP *

Row 20: K, but do not knit the last stitch - new round starts here. Remember to move your marker accordingly.

Row 21: * K3TOG, YO, K3, P1, K3, YO *

Row 23: * K4, P1, K5 *

Row 24: * YO, K2, K2TOG, P1, K2TOG, K2, YO, K1 *

Row 25: *K4, P1, K5 *

Row 26: * K1, YO, K3, P1, K3, YO, K2 *

Row 27: * K5, P1, K6 *

Row 28: * K2, YO, K3, P1, K3, YO, K3 *

Row 29: * K6, P1, K7 *

Row 30: * K3, YO, K1, K2TOG, P1, K2TOG, K1, YO, K3, P1 *

Row 31: * K6, P1*

Row 32: * K3, YO, K1, YO, K2TOG, P1, K2TOG, YO, K1, YO, K3, P1 *

Row 33: * K7, P1 *

Row 34: * (K3, YO)x2, K3TOG, (YO, K3)x2, P1 *

Row 35: K

Rows 36-38: P

Row 39: * K1, (YO twice, K2TOG, K3)x7 *

Rows 40-43: P


Original instructions then say to cast off loosely

CHART:

This chart has been edited for symmetry, and in some places differs from the written instructions.

Knitting chart for Small Doily

SYMBOL KEY:

Knit symbol Knit
Purl symbol Purl
Yarn over symbol Yarn over
K2tog symbol Knit 2 together
Skp symbol Slip 1, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over
Sk2p symbol Slip 1, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over
Move 1 left symbol Return 1 stitch to the left-hand needle before starting round


All rows to be read right to left.

Chart shows 1 pattern repeat, knit 8 times in round.

Rows not mentioned are knit plain.

From row 39 follow the written instructions above.

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