The Scalloped Shell Edging :: Knitting Stitch #219

Stitch Description

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

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Materials Used

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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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
YO
Yarn Over
Garter St
Garter Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 5 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 5 + 2

  • Note: Cast on the required number of sts using the thumb method.
  • 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.
  • Row 2: P1, *[p1, yo, k1, tbl] into next st, p1; rep from * to end.
  • 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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