The feather and fan lace stitch is a standard lace pattern and creates the illusion of alternating waves. It is a good pattern to use when designing scarfs, shawls, and hats.
Also known as: Old Shale
Cast On: Multiples of 24
For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Yarn Over – yo
Knit Two Together – k2tog
Row 1 (RS): Knit
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: *(k2tog) 4 times, (yo, k1) 8 times, (k2tog) 4 times; rep from * to end.
Row 4: Purl.
Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this: