Diamond Doily

From The Lacy Knitting of Mary Schiffmann*.


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  • Row 0 (WS): CO 50 sts (50 sts).
  • Row 1: K6, yo, k2tog, k3, yo, sl2-k1-p2sso, yo, k3, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k3, yo, sl2-k1-p2sso, yo, k16, turn (48 sts).
  • Rows 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, and 48: Sl1 wyif, purl to last 4 sts, k4.
  • Row 3: K9, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k12, turn (46 sts).
  • Row 5: K6, yo, [[k2tog] twice, yo, k5, yo] 3 times, k2tog, k9, turn (44 sts).
  • Row 7: K9, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, k8, turn (42 sts).
  • Row 9: K6, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k7, turn (40 sts).
  • Row 11: K11, yo, sl2-k1-p2sso, yo, k3, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k3, yo, sl2-k1-p2sso, yo, k6, turn (38 sts).
  • Row 13: K6, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k2, turn (36 sts).
  • Row 15: K8, k2tog, [yo, k5, yo, [k2tog] twice] twice, yo, k6, turn (34 sts).
  • Row 17: K6, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k2tog, k3, turn (32 sts).
  • Row 19: K10, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, k2tog, turn (30 sts).
  • Row 21: K6, yo, k2tog, k3, yo, sl2-k1-p2sso, yo, k3, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k2, turn (28 sts).
  • Row 23: K9, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, turn (26 sts).
  • Row 25: K6, [yo, [k2tog] twice, yo, k5] twice, turn (24 sts).
  • Row 27: K9, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, turn (22 sts).
  • Row 29: K6, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, turn (20 sts).
  • Row 31: K11, yo, sl2-k1-p2sso, yo, k4, turn (18 sts).
  • Row 33: K6, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, turn (16 sts).
  • Row 35: K8, k2tog, yo, k4, turn (14 sts).
  • Row 37: K6, [yo, k2tog, k1] twice, turn (12 sts).
  • Row 39: K10, turn (10 sts).
  • Row 41: K6, yo, k2tog, turn (8 sts).
  • Row 43: K6, turn (6 sts).
  • Row 45: K4, turn (4 sts).
  • Row 46: Sl1 wyif, k3.
  • Row 47: K50 (50 sts).
  • Repeat rows 1-48.