How to Knit The Feather and Fan Lace Stitch

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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

Skill: Intermediate

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

Pattern:

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:

Example of the Feather and Fan Lace Stitch

Example of the Feather and Fan Lace Stitch


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