French Lace

French 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

Note: The k4tog on row 7 should be "slip 1, k3tog, psso" but this cannot be shown in stitch maps at this time

Shown with a cast-on count of 17 stitches.

Getting chart...

  • Row 1 (RS): K2, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k2tog, k1, ssk, yo, k3, [yo] twice, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2 (20 sts).
  • Rows 2 and 8: K3, p1, k2, p1, k3, p5, k5.
  • Rows 3 and 9: K2, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k2tog, k1, ssk, yo, k10.
  • Row 4: K2, [yo] twice, k2tog, k1, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k2, p3, k6 (21 sts).
  • Row 5: K2, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, k3tog, yo, k4, p1, k4, p1, k2.
  • Row 6: K12, p3, k6.
  • Row 7: K2, yo, [k2tog] twice, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k2, [yo] twice, k4tog, [yo] twice, [k2tog] twice (20 sts).
  • Row 10: BO 3 sts, k7, p1, k1, p1, k6 (17 sts).