Doily with peacock tail design
© Anders Andersen

PÅFUGLEHALE
[PEACOCK'S TAIL]

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

ABBREVIATIONS:

K = knit
K2TOG = knit 2 together
YO = yarn over
()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 16 stitches, and distribute on 4 needles.

Row 1-3: K

Row 4: *YO, K1*

Row 5-7: K

Row 8: *YO, K1*

Row 9-11: K

Row 12: *K1, YO, K1, YO, K2* (96 stitches in round)

Row 13-15: K

Row 16: *K2TOG, YO, K1, YO, K1, K2TOG*

Row 17-19: K

Row 20: *K2TOG, YO, K1, YO, K3* (112 stitches in round)

Row 21-23: K

Row 24: *(K1, YO)x4, K1, K2TOG* (160 stitches in round)

Row 25-27: K

Row 28: *K2TOG, (K1, YO)x4, (K2TOG)x2* (176 stitches in round)

Row 29-31: K

Row 32: *(K2TOG)x2, (YO, K1)x3, YO, (K2TOG)x2* (176 stitches in round)

Row 33-35: K

Row 36: *(K2TOG)x2, (YO, K1)x3, YO, (K2TOG)x2* (176 stitches in round)

Row 37-39: K

Row 40: *K2TOG, (K1, YO)x6, K1, K2TOG* (240 stitches in round)

Row 41-43: K

Row 44: *(K2TOG)x2, (K1, YO)x6, K1, (K2TOG)x2* (272 stitches in round)

Row 45-47: K

Row 48: *(K2TOG)x3, (YO, K1)x5, YO, (K2TOG)x3* (272 stitches in round)

Row 49-51: K

Row 52: *(K2TOG)x3, (YO, K1)x5, YO, (K2TOG)x3* (272 stitches in round)

Row 53-55: K

Row 56: *(K2TOG)x2, (K1, YO)x8, K1, (K2TOG)X2* (336 stitches in round)

Row 57-59: K

Row 60: (K2TOG)x3, (K1, YO)x8, K1, (K2TOG)x3* (368 stitches in round)

Row 61-63: K

Row 64: *(K2TOG)x4, (YO, K1)x7, YO, (K2TOG)x4* (368 stitches in round)

Row 65-67: K

Row 68: *(K2TOG)x4, (YO, K1)x7, YO, (K2TOG)x4* (368 stitches in round)

Row 69-71: K

Row 72: *(K2TOG)x3, (K1, YO)x10, K1, (K2TOG)x3* (432 stitches in round)

Row 73-75: K

Row 76: *(K2TOG)x4, (K1, YO)x10, K1, (K2TOG)x4* (464 stitches in round)

Row 77-79: K

Row 80: *(K2TOG)x5, (YO, K1)x9, YO, (K2TOG)x5* (464 stitches in round)

Row 81-83: K

Tail of the Peacock:

Do NOT knit last 5 stitches of round 83. (Remember to move your marker accordingly!)

Row 84: *K10, (YO, K2TOG)x4, K1, ( K2TOG, YO)x5*

Row 86: *K10, (YO, K2TOG)x4, YO, K1, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO*

Row 88: *K10, (YO, K2TOG)x5, K1, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO*

Row 90: *K10, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO, K2, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO*

Row 92: *K10, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO, K4, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO*

Row 94: *(K2TOG, K3)x2, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO, K6, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO*

Row 96: *K8, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO, K8, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO*

Row 98: *K8, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO, K10, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO*

Row 100: *(K2TOG, K2)x2, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO, K12, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO*

Row 102: *K6, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO, K14, (YO, K2TOG)x5, YO*

Row 104: *K6, (YO, K2TOG)x6, (YO, K1)x12, (YO, K2TOG)x6, YO* (880 stitches in round

Row 106: *(K2TOG, K1)x2, (YO, K2TOG)x11, YO, SK2P, (YO, K2TOG)x12, YO* (848 stitches in round)

Row 108: *K4, (YO, K2TOG)x11, YO, SK2P, (YO, K2TOG)x12, YO*

Row 110: *K4, (K2TOG)x6, (YO, K2TOG)x6, K1, (YO, K2TOG)x6, YO, (K2TOG)x6* (672 stitches in round)

Row 111-113: K

Row 114: * (K2TOG)x8, (YO, K1)x14, YO, (K2TOG)x6* (688 stitches in round)

Row 115-117: K

Row 118: * (K2TOG)x8, (YO, K1)x15, YO, (K2TOG)x6* (720 stitches in round)

Row 119-121: K

Row 122: *(K2TOG)x8, (YO, K1)x15, YO, (K2TOG)X7* (736 stitches in round)

Row 123-125: K

Row 126: (K2TOG)x8, (YO, K1)x16, YO, (K2TOG)x7* (768 stitches in round)


Finish by crocheting *7 chain, 3 stitches together*.

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.

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