|Top sample knit with silk lace weight; bottom knit with merino wool DK weight - both on US size 7 needles|
Even though this is a 'lace' edging, don't be afraid to try it in weights other than lace.
Cast on 12 stitches
Setup - Knit 1 row plain
Row 1: sl, k5, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, k1
Row 2: k4, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, k2tog, k1
Row 3: sl, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, k2
Row 4: k7, yo, k2tog, k1
Row 5: sl, k4, yo, k2tog, k1, yo (2x), k2
Row 6: k3, p1, k2, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k1
Row 7: sl, k6, yo, k2tog, k4
Row 8: bind off 2 sts, k2, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k1
Repeat rows 1-8 until edging is desired length.