Heirloom doily

LIZ SNELLA'S HEIRLOOM DOILY

This pattern is a reconstruction I made from a picture I found on the internet at http://com1.med.usf.edu/~esnella/doily.htm

I have varied slightly from the original decreases used, and added an extra round (round 34).

ABBREVIATIONS:

Abbreviations:

k = knit
p = purl
yo = yarn over
sl = slip
psso = pass slipped stitch over
tog = together
()x = knit text in brackets as many times as indicated after the "x"
*-* = repeat enclosed instructions till end of round.


All even rows, (except where otherwise indicated), are knit plain.

Cast on 8 stitches and distribute evenly on stocking/double pointed needles.

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

WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS:

Row 1: k

Row 3: * yo, k1 *

Row 5: * yo, k1 *

Row 7: k

Row 9: * k2tog, yo twice, k1, sl1, psso *

Row 10: * k1, (k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1 into double yo), k1 *

Row 11: k

Row 13: k

Row 15: * yo, k9*

Row 17: *yo, k1, yo, k9 *

Row 19: * (yo, k3)x2, k3tog, k3 *

Row 21: * yo, k1, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k1, yo, k2, k3tog, k2*

Row 23: * (yo, k3, yo, k1)x2, k3tog, k1 *

Row 25: * yo, k1, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k3, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k1, yo, k3tog *

Row 27: k

Row 29: k

Row 31: * yo, k14 *

Row 32: * (k1, p1, k1 into yo), k14 *

Row 33: * yo, k3, yo, k6, k2tog, k6 *

Row 35: * yo, k1, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k1, yo, k5, k3tog, k5 *

Row 37: * yo, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, yo, k4, k3tog, k4 *

Row 39: * yo, k1, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k3, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k1, yo, k3, k3tog, k3 *

Row 41: * yo, k3, yo, k1, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k3, yo, k2, k3tog, k2 *

Row 43: * yo, k1, (yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k3)x2, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k1, yo, k1, k3tog, k1 *

Row 45: * yo, k3, (yo, k1, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k1, k2tog)x2, yo, k1, yo, k3, yo, k3tog *

Row 47: * k1, (yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k3)x3, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k2 *

Row 48: k

CHART:

Knitting chart for Heirloom doliy

| = knit
~ = purl
0 = yarn over
/ = knit 2 together
\ =slip 1, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over
^ = slip 1, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over
3 = knit 3 together

Read all rows from right to left. Ignore empty spaces. Chart shows 1 pattern repeat, knit 8 times pr round. All even rows, (except where otherwise indicated), are knit plain.

Note:

Row 10: * k1, (k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1 into double yo), k1 *

Row 32: * (k1, p1, k1 into yo), k14 *

FINISHING:

Knit 1 more stitch onto right hand needle, and crochet loops. Where terms differ UK/US

*Insert hook into the back of the next 3 stitches on left-hand needle, and work 1 double/single crochet through these sttiches to bring them together, slip stitches off left-hand needle, chain 7* repeat till end of round, ending with a slip stitch in the first double/single crochet.

Weave in ends. Dampen work (wash if needed), and stretch/block work by pinning out to full capacity in a circle.

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