Cyprus

From Weldon’s Practical Knitter (Fourteenth Series), via The Panopticon. According to Jane Sowerby in Victorian Lace Today*, Cyprus edging also appears in the the 1890 issue of Weldon’s How to Knit Borders.


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Shown with a cast-on count of 12 stitches.

Getting chart...

  • Row 1 (WS): Sl1 wyif, k5, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, k1 (11 sts).
  • Row 2: K4, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.
  • Row 3: Sl1 wyif, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, k2 (10 sts).
  • Row 4: K7, yo, k2tog, k1.
  • Row 5: Sl1 wyif, k4, yo, k2tog, k1, [yo] twice, k2 (12 sts).
  • Row 6: K3, p1, k2, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k1 (13 sts).
  • Row 7: Sl1 wyif, k6, yo, k2tog, k4.
  • Row 8: BO 2 sts, k2, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k1 (12 sts).