The Crest of the Wave Lace Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #527

Stitch Description

This classic Shetland lace pattern is a breeze to knit. With it’s beautiful scalloped edges, it’s a great way to edge a piece. It would work great on a shawl, cardigan, or a lacy skirt.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k2tog
Knit 2 Together
SSK
Slip Slip Knit
yo
Yarn Over


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 12

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 12 sts plus 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 12 sts plus 1

  • Row 1: K all sts.
  • Row 2: K all sts.
  • Row 3: K all sts.
  • Row 4: K all sts.
  • Row 5: K1, *(k2tog) 2 times, (YO, k1) 3 times, YO, (SSK) 2 times, k1; rep from * across row.
  • Row 6: P all sts.
  • Row 7: K1, *(k2tog) 2 times, (YO, k1) 3 times, YO, (SSK) 2 times, k1; rep from * across row.
  • Row 8: P all sts.
  • Row 9: K1, *(k2tog) 2 times, (YO, k1) 3 times, YO, (SSK) 2 times, k1; rep from * across row.
  • Row 10: P all sts.
  • Row 11: K1, *(k2tog) 2 times, (YO, k1) 3 times, YO, (SSK) 2 times, k1; rep from * across row.
  • Row 12: P all sts.

Repeat rows 1-12 until you have reached your desired length.

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