Doily
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EGEBLAD

This is a translation of a lace knitting pattern in Danish found at http://www.kunststrik.dk/egeblad.htm

It can also be found in volume 3 of 'The Knitted Lace Patterns of Christine Duchrow', vols. 1-3, edited by Jules and Kaethe Kliot, published by Lacis.

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit
kbl = knit through back loop
sl = slip
p = purl
psso = pass slipped stitch over
tog = together
yo = yarn over
-> = knit as many stitches as indicated onto last needle of previous round before starting new round
()x = knit text in brackets as many times as indicated after the 'x'
*-* = repeat enclosed instructions till end of round

All rows not mentioned are knit plain.

Cast on 10 stiches and distribute on 4 stocking/double pointed needles.

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

Row 1: k

Row 2: *yo, k1*

Row 4: *yo, k2*

Row 6: *yo, k3*

Row 8: *yo, k4*

Row 10: *yo, k5*

Row 12: *yo, k6*

Row 14: *yo, k7*

Row 16: *yo, k8*

Row 18: *yo, k9*

Row 20: *yo, k10*

Row 22: *yo, k1, yo, k4, sl1, k1, psso, k4*

Row 24: *(yo, k3)x2, sl1, k2tog, psso, k3*

Row 26: *yo, k5, yo, k2, sl1, k2tog, psso, k2*

Row 28: *yo, k7, yo, k1, sl1, k2tog, psso, k1*

Row 30: *yo, k4, yo, k1, yo, k4, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso*

Row 32: *k5, yo, k3, yo, k6*

Row 34: -> 5 *yo, k1, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k1, yo, k4, sl1, k2tog, psso, k4*

Row 36: *yo, k3, yo, k1, (yo, k3)x2, sl1, k2tog, psso, k3*

Row 38: *yo, k1, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k3, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k1, yo, k2, sl1, k2tog, psso, k2*

Row 40: *yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k2, yo, k1, sl1, k2tog, psso, k1*

Row 42: *yo, k1, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k7, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k1, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso*

Row 44: *yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k9, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k2, yo, k1*

Row 46: *k1, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k1, yo, k2, sl1, k1, psso, k5, yo, k1, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k2*

Row 48: -> 3 stitches, *yo, k3, yo, k2, sl1, k1, psso, k4, yo, k3, yo, k7*

Row 50: *yo, k5, yo, k2, sl1, k1, psso, k3*

Row 52: *k2, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, sl1, k1, psso, k2*

Row 54: *k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k3, yo, k2, sl1, k1, psso, k1*

Row 56: *k2tog, k2, yo, k5, yo, k2, sl1, k1, psso,*

Row 58: -> 3 stitches, *yo, k1, yo, k2, sl1, k1, psso, k4, k2tog, k2*

Row 60: *yo, k3, yo, k2, sl1, k1, psso, k2, k2tog, k2*

Row 62: *yo, k5, yo, k2, sl1, k1, psso, k2tog, k2*

Row 64: *k2, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, sl1, k1, psso, k2*

Row 66: *k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k3, yo, k2, sl1, k1, psso, k1*

Row 68: *k2tog, k2, yo, k5, yo, k2, sl1, k1, psso*

Row 70: -> 3 stitches, *yo, k1, yo, k2, sl1, k1, psso, k4, k2tog, k2*

Row 72: *yo, k3, yo, k2, sl1, k1, psso, k2, k2tog, k2*

Row 74: *yo, k5, yo, k2, sl1, k1, psso, k2tog, k2*

Row 76: *yo, k1, k2tog, yo, kbl1, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k1, yo, k6*

Row 78: *yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k1, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k2, k2tog*

Row 80: *yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k1, yo, (sl1, k1, psso)x2*

Row 82: * yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, (yo)x5, sl1, k1, psso, k2, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k1, yo, sl1, k1, psso*

Row 83: *k, except for the 5 yo: k1, p1, k1, p1, k1*

Row 84: *k1, k2tog, yo, k13, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k2*

Row 86: *k2tog, k15, sl1, k1, psso, k1*

Row 87: k


Knit 1 stitch on to right hand needle and then finish off with a crochet hook. Where crochet terms differ, UK/US.

* 3 stitches tog with dc/sc, 8 chain*, repeat till end of round

CHART:

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

Knitting chart for Egeblad

SYMBOL KEY:

Knit symbol Knit
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
Skpp symbol Slip 1, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over, return stitch to left hand needle and pass next stitch over
Yarn over special symbol Yarn over 2 or 3 times depending on your tension.
On the following round k1, p1, k1, p1, k1 into these yarn overs.
On rounds 84 and 86 these 5 stitches are represented by a single square in the chart.
Move 3 right symbol Knit 3 stitches to the right-hand needle before starting round
Move 5 right symbol Knit 5 stitches to the right-hand needle before starting round


All rows to be read right to left.

Chart shows 1 pattern repeat, knit 10 times in round.

Rows not mentioned are knit plain.

Finish as indicated above.

The Danish website states that the original pattern is in the public domain. Except for posting on a website this translation may be distributed in any non-commercial way you like, as long as a reference to Yarn Over is included.

Yarn Over logo
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