étude no. 1 variation on a theme

I took a cross-stitch chart, put yarn overs where the marked squares were, and then figured out where to place decreases to make good lace. Here is my blog post about the process.

Shown with a cast-on count of 38 stitches.   Getting chart...

  • Row 1 (RS): *K3, yo, ssk, k1, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, repeat from *.
  • Rows 2, 8, 12, and 14: Purl.
  • Row 3: *K1, k2tog, k1, yo, ssk, k1, [yo] twice, ssk, k1, k2tog, [yo] twice, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, ssk, k1, repeat from *.
  • Row 4: *P6, k1, p4, k1, p7, repeat from *.
  • Row 5: *K2tog, k1, yo, k2tog, ssk, k1, [yo] 3 times, sl2-k1-p2sso, [yo] 3 times, k1, k2tog, ssk, yo, k1, ssk, repeat from *.
  • Row 6: *P7, k1, p3, k1, p7, repeat from *.
  • Row 7: *K3, yo, ssk, k9, k2tog, yo, k3, repeat from *.
  • Row 9: *Yo, k1, 1/1 LC, k2, [yo] twice, sl1-k2tog-psso, sl2-k1-p2sso, k3tog, [yo] twice, k2, 1/1 RC, k1, yo, repeat from *.
  • Row 10: *P6, k1, p4, k1, p6, k1, repeat from *.
  • Row 11: *K7, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k7, repeat from *.
  • Row 13: *K6, k2tog, [k1, yo] twice, k1, ssk, k6, repeat from *.