Babyshawl-body pattern

Fern lace pattern for the body of the shawl. Start with: Knit 3 rows of moss stitch k1,p1 ending with a final k stitch before beginning the lace pattern. End with Knit 3 rows of moss stitch k1,p1 ending with a final k stitch. After the body pattern is the length we want work the edging by picking up stitches around the border.

Shown with a cast-on count of 37 stitches.

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  • Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, and 15 (WS): K1, p1, k1, purl to last 3 sts, k1, p1, k1.
  • Row 2: K1, p1, k1, k3, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k5, repeat from * to last 11 sts, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, k1, p1, k1.
  • Row 4: K1, p1, k1, k2, *k2tog, [k1, yo] twice, k1, ssk, k3, repeat from * to last 12 sts, k2tog, [k1, yo] twice, k1, ssk, k2, k1, p1, k1.
  • Row 6: K1, p1, k1, k1, *k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, ssk, k1, repeat from * to last 3 sts, k1, p1, k1.
  • Row 8: K1, p1, k1, k2tog, *k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, sl1-k2tog-psso, repeat from * to last 12 sts, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, ssk, k1, p1, k1.
  • Row 10: K1, p1, k1, k1, *yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k1, repeat from * to last 3 sts, k1, p1, k1.
  • Row 12: K1, p1, k1, k1, *yo, k1, ssk, k3, k2tog, k1, yo, k1, repeat from * to last 3 sts, k1, p1, k1.
  • Row 14: K1, p1, k1, k1, *yo, k2, ssk, k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, repeat from * to last 3 sts, k1, p1, k1.
  • Row 16: K1, p1, k1, k1, *yo, k3, sl1-k2tog-psso, k3, yo, k1, repeat from * to last 3 sts, k1, p1, k1.