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September 12th, 2008, 12:31 AM
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Skill level: Easy

The fullness of this border means that it lies flat if the top edge is allowed to curve or it flares if the top edge is kept straight.

Cast on a multiple of 4 sts.
1st row (RS) K.
2nd row P.
3rd row K.
4th row P.
5th row * K 2 tog, yo twice, skpo; repeat from * to end.
6th row * P 1, (k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1, k 1) in double yo, p 1; repeat from * to end.
7th row K.
Bind off purlwise.

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k = knit (http://www.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/faq-search.cgi?store=/stores/eyarn&faqKey=84&language=)</TD>
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yo = yarn over (http://www.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/faq-search.cgi?store=/stores/eyarn&faqKey=195&language=)</TD></TR><TR>
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p = purl (http://www.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/faq-search.cgi?store=/stores/eyarn&faqKey=85&language=)</TD>
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k2tog = knit 2 together (http://www.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/faq-search.cgi?store=/stores/eyarn&faqKey=79&language=)</TD>

Trim directions reproduced by permission from
150 Knitted Trims (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/%3CBR%3E0312363257/armadilloneedlec) by Leslie Stanfield, St. Martin's Griffin, 2007