Butterfly lace

The Step-By-Step Needlework Encyclopedia, by Judy Brittain, p. 47

Shown with a cast-on count of 67 stitches.

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  • Row 1 (RS): K1, *yo, [k1 tbl, p3] 5 times, k1 tbl, yo, k1, repeat from * (multiple of 24 sts, plus 1).
  • Row 2: P3, *[k3, p1] 4 times, k3, p5, repeat from * to last 22 sts, [k3, p1] 4 times, k3, p3.
  • Row 3: K1, *yo, k1 tbl, yo, [k1 tbl, p3] 5 times, [k1 tbl, yo] twice, k1, repeat from * (multiple of 28 sts, plus 1).
  • Row 4: P5, *[k3, p1] 4 times, k3, p9, repeat from * to last 24 sts, [k3, p1] 4 times, k3, p5.
  • Row 5: K1, *yo, k1 tbl, yo, ssk, yo, [k1 tbl, p2tog, p1] 5 times, k1 tbl, yo, k2tog, yo, k1 tbl, yo, k1, repeat from * (multiple of 27 sts, plus 1).
  • Row 6: P7, *[k2, p1] 4 times, k2, p13, repeat from * to last 21 sts, [k2, p1] 4 times, k2, p7.
  • Row 7: K1, *k1 tbl, [yo, ssk] twice, yo, [k1 tbl, p2] 5 times, k1 tbl, yo, [k2tog, yo] twice, k1 tbl, k1, repeat from * (multiple of 29 sts, plus 1).
  • Row 8: P8, *[k2, p1] 4 times, k2, p15, repeat from * to last 22 sts, [k2, p1] 4 times, k2, p8.
  • Row 9: K2, *[yo, k2tog] twice, yo, k1 tbl, yo, [k1 tbl, p2tog] 5 times, [k1 tbl, yo] twice, [ssk, yo] twice, k3, repeat from * to last 28 sts, [yo, k2tog] twice, yo, k1 tbl, yo, [k1 tbl, p2tog] 5 times, [k1 tbl, yo] twice, [ssk, yo] twice, k2 (multiple of 28 sts, plus 29).
  • Rows 10 and 12: P10, *[k1, p1] 4 times, k1, p19, repeat from * to last 19 sts, [k1, p1] 4 times, k1, p10.
  • Row 11: Ssk, *[yo, k2tog] 3 times, k1 tbl, yo, [k1 tbl, p1] 5 times, k1 tbl, yo, k1 tbl, [ssk, yo] 3 times, sl2-k1-p2sso, repeat from * to last 27 sts, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, k1 tbl, yo, [k1 tbl, p1] 5 times, k1 tbl, yo, k1 tbl, [ssk, yo] 3 times, k2tog.
  • Row 13: K1, *[k2tog, yo] twice, k2tog, k1, k1 tbl, yo, [ssk] twice, sl2-k1-p2sso, [k2tog] twice, yo, k1 tbl, k1, ssk, [yo, ssk] twice, k1, repeat from * (multiple of 22 sts, plus 1).
  • Row 14: Wrap 2 sts, *p7, wrap 5 sts, p7, wrap 3 sts, repeat from * to last 21 sts, p7, wrap 5 sts, p7, wrap 2 sts.