Beetle Bug Insertion

Beetle Bug Insertion from the Ladies' Guide to to Elegant Lace Patterns, Etc 1884. Updated versions of the edging, quilt and tidy patterns from the book can be found at http://www.knitting-and.com/ladies-guide/index.html

Shown with a cast-on count of 31 stitches.

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  • Row 1 (RS): P3, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k7, yo, k3tog, yo, k7, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, p3.
  • Row 2: P3, sl1 wyif, k1, p1, k9, p1, k10, p1, k1, p3.
  • Row 3: P3, sl1 wyib, k1, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k2, p3.
  • Rows 4 and 16: P3, sl1 wyif, k3, p1, k6, p3, k7, p1, k3, p3.
  • Row 5: P3, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k4, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k4, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, p3.
  • Rows 6 and 14: P3, sl1 wyif, k1, p1, k7, p5, k8, p1, k1, p3.
  • Row 7: P3, sl1 wyib, k1, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k2, p3.
  • Rows 8 and 12: P3, sl1 wyif, k3, p1, k4, p7, k5, p1, k3, p3.
  • Row 9: P3, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k2, k2tog, yo, k9, yo, k2tog, k2, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, p3.
  • Row 10: P3, sl1 wyif, k1, p1, k5, p2, [yo] twice, p5tog, [yo] twice, p2, k6, p1, k1, p3.
  • Row 11: P3, sl1 wyib, k1, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k2, yo, k2tog, k1, p1, k2, p1, k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k2, p3.
  • Row 13: P3, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k5, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, k5, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, p3.
  • Row 15: P3, sl1 wyib, k1, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k4, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k4, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k2, p3.