Diamond Lace

Diamond Lace 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): K8, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k9, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2 (32 sts).
  • Row 2: K2, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k7, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k7 (33 sts).
  • Row 3: K6, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, k2tog, k5, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k2 (34 sts).
  • Row 4: K2, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, k9, yo, k2tog, k5 (35 sts).
  • Row 5: K4, k2tog, yo, k11, yo, k2tog, [k1, k2tog, yo] twice, k5, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k2 (36 sts).
  • Row 6: K2, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k3tog, yo, k13, yo, k2tog, k3 (37 sts).
  • Row 7: K5, yo, k2tog, k9, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog (36 sts).
  • Row 8: BO 1 st, k1, [yo, k2tog, k1] twice, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k7, k2tog, yo, k6 (35 sts).
  • Row 9: K7, yo, k2tog, k5, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog (34 sts).
  • Row 10: BO 1 st, k1, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, k9, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, k8 (33 sts).
  • Row 11: K9, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k11, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog (32 sts).
  • Row 12: BO 1 st, k1, yo, k3tog, yo, k13, yo, k3tog, yo, k10 (31 sts).
  • Repeat rows 1-12.