Skill level: Intermediate

A traditional Shetland lace stitch has been adapted to make an attractive border.


Cast on a multiple of 17 sts.

1st row (RS) K.

2nd row P.

3rd row * K 2 tog 3 times, [ yo, k 1] 5 times,

yo, k 2 tog 3 times; repeat from * to end.

4th row K.

Repeat 1st-4th rows once more, then repeat 1st and 2nd rows again.

Decrease row (RS) * K 3, [k 2 tog twice, k 3] twice; repeat from * to end.

Bind off.