How to Knit the Scalloped Shell Edging :: Knitting Stitch #219

How to Knit the Scalloped Shell Edge

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the scalloped shell edging. The scalloped shell edging would be great for edging any project!

Materials Used in this Tutorial

WEBS Northampton Light Grey

Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

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Knit Stitch – K
Yarn Over – yo
Garter Stitch

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On: Multiple of 5 sts + 2.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Note

    Bind on the required number of sts using the thumb method.

  2. Row 1

    (right side): K1, yo, *k5, slip successively the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th, sts just worked over the 1st and off needle, yo; rep from* to last st, k1.

  3. Row 2

    P1, *[p1, yo, k1, tbl] into next st, p1; rep from * to end.

  4. Row 3

    K2, k1 tbl, *k3, k1 tbl; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

Work 3 rows in Garter st. These 6 rows from the edging.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Scalloped Shell Edge (Reversible)

Example of the Scalloped Shell Edge Reversible (Click for larger image)

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