Doily with solid star motif on lacy background

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From Beyers Handarbeitsbücher Band 46, "Kunststricken", Verlag Otto Beyer, Leipzig, Germany, 1921.

ABBREVIATIONS:

K = knit
K2TOG = knit 2 together
SKP = slip 1, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over
SK2P = slip 1, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over
YO = yarn over
*_* = repeat from * to * to end of round

All rows not mentined are knit plain.

Cast on 9 stitches and distribute evenly on double-pointed needles.

Row 1: *K1, YO*

Row 3: *K2, YO*

Row 5: *K3, YO*

Row 7: *K4, YO*

Row 9: *K5, YO*

Row 11: *K6, YO*

Row 13: *K7, YO*

Row 15: *K8, YO*

Row 17: *K6, K2TOG, YO, K1, YO*

Row 19: * K5, K2TOG, YO, K3, YO*

Row 21: * K4, K2TOG, YO, SKP, K1, K2TOG, YO*

Row 23: *K3, K2TOG, YO, K1, YO, SK2P, YO, K1, YO*

Row 25: *K2, K2TOG, YO, K3, YO, K1, YO, K3, YO*

Row 27: * K1, K2TOG, YO, SKP, K1, K2TOG, YO, K1, YO, SKP, K1, K2TOG, YO*

Row 29: *K2TOG, YO, K1, YO, SK2P, YO, K3, YO, SK2P, YO, K1, YO*

Row 31: *K1, YO, K3, YO, K1, YO, SKP, K1, K2TOG, YO, K1, YO, K3, YO*

Row 33: *K1, YO, SKP, K1, K2TOG, YO*

Row 34: K, but do not knit the last stitch in round. The new round starts here - remember to move any markers accordingly.

Row 35: *K3, YO, SK2P, YO*

Row 36: K, but do not knit the last stitch in round. The new round starts here - remember to move any markers accordingly.

Row 37: *SKP, K1, K2TOG, YO, K1, YO*

Row 39: *SK2P, YO, K3, YO*

Row 41: *K1, YO, SKP, K1, K2TOG, YO*

Row 42: K, but do not knit the last stitch. The new round starts here - remember to move any markers accordingly.

Row 43: *K3, YO, SK2P, YO*

Row 44: K


Work edge with a crochet hook:

*2 stitches tog with a double/single crochet, chain 7*, repeat till end, ending with a slip stitch in the first dc/sc.


Translators note: personally I think 3 sts tog looks better and this is what I used in the sample.


The original doily was blocked into an oval.

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