Sunday, April 10, 2016

Primrose Edging

Sample knit with fingering weight yarn on US Size 4 needles
The stitch count is not consistent throughout.  The initial 11 stitches cast on increase to 18 by Row 5, and then decrease back to 11 at the end of Row 8.

Cast on 11
Knit one row - this is not repeated

Row 1:  k3, yo, k2tog, k1, ssk, cast on 4 sts, k2tog, k1 - 13 sts
Row 2:  k10, yo, k2tog, k1
Row 3:  k3, yo, k2tog, ssk, (yo, k1) four times, yo, k2tog - 16 sts
Row 4:  k13, yo, k2tog, k1
Row 5:  k3, yo, k2tog, ssk, (yo, k1) twice, yo, sl-k2tog-psso, (yo, k1) twice, yo, k2tog - 18 sts
Row 6:  k15, yo, k2tog, k1
Row 7:  k3, yo, k2tog, k11, k2tog - 17 sts
Row 8:  bind off 6 sts, k7, yo, k2tog, k1 - 11 sts

Repeat these 8 Rows for pattern.


Lelia said...

thx! this is a lovely edge (and no purls)

Just Having Fun said...

This looks great, even unblocked. Can you add it to the bottom of a finished garment or only web completing something knit top down?

Sapphires-N-Purls said...

Just Having Fun, you can sew the edging onto any finished item; I usually pick up along the top edge and make a crescent shawl.